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11 July 2019
The AJ homes edition looks at east London’s Fish Island Village featuring housing by Haworth Tompkins , Pitman Tozer and Lyndon Goode ; as well as Graeme Nicholls Architects ’ twin-block development of flats in Ashtree Road, Glasgow; and we ask whether a slew of factory-built schemes means the modular housing future has finally arrived. PLUS a building study of Marks Barfield ’s Cambridge Mosque; architect Chris Hildrey explains how his Proxy Address scheme helps homeless people access services; the finalists in the MK:U competition to design a new university in Milton Keynes; and the shortlisted schemes in this year’s AJ Retrofit Awards .
20 June 2019
The AJ100 edition is the biggest of the year, listing the largest practices in the UK with in-depth profiles of the top 25. We also announce the winners of the AJ100 awards, including Building of the Year, Practice of the Year and Contribution to the Profession. And we analyse the data from the AJ100 survey, examining areas such as fees, salary levels, international activity and practice diversity. The 144-page issue forms an invaluable almanac for the profession.
26 September 2019
The AJ celebrates this year’s Stirling Prize shortlist with building studies of the six finalists: Cork House by Matthew Barnett Howland with Dido Milne and Oliver Wilton ; Goldsmith Street by Mikhail Riches with Cathy Hawley ; London Bridge Station by Grimshaw; Nevill Holt Opera by Witherford Watson Mann ; the Macallan Distillery and Visitor Experience by Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners ; and The Weston at Yorkshire Sculpture Park by Feilden Fowles . Each features a critical appraisal, an architect’s account of how they made the building; a working detail and a materials board. PLUS We meet the RIBA’s new president Alan Jones ; report on why there aren’t more architects on TV ; and Paul Finch looks at what went wrong at Old Oak Common .
22 August 2019
The latest AJ features building studies of three schools projects: Allies and Morrison ’s van Hasselt Centre at Cranleigh School in Surrey; Northampton International Academy by Architecture Initiative ; and a new building for Kingswood School in Bath by Stonewood Design . PLUS One year on, is the architecture apprenticeship scheme failing to open up the profession? And as PLP’s 22 Bishopsgate tower nears completion, founding partner Karen Cook talks about the scheme’s two-decade evolution.