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17 December 2018
The final AJ of the year looks back at the past 12 months and forward to the year ahead. We review 2018’s key architectural events and trends and preview the stories set to dominate the new year. We also pick out the people to watch in 2019 and highlight eight key buildings set to complete. And to make sure you’ve been paying attention, there’s a Christmas quiz on the events that shook the architectural world in 2018 and a chance to play spot the building. PLUS a building study of Karakusevic Carson and Henley Halebrown’s revamped Kings Crescent Estate, which won the AJ Architecture Awards Editor’s Choice prize.
17 January 2019
The latest AJ focuses on the work of Groupwork + Amin Taha including an interview with its founder, a full timeline of the practice’s work, and building studies of two mixed-use projects in Islington: the controversially stone-fronted 15 Clerkenwell Close and a residential/retail block at 168 Upper Street . PLUS Will architects cut down on concrete after a report says it is responsible for 8 per cent of global CO 2 emissions; and the government wants to increase office-to-resi conversions despite warnings it is creating ‘slums of the future’.
8 November 2018
The latest AJ features building studies of four housing projects: Ordnance Road in Enfield by Peter Barber Architects ; Hortsley retirement housing in East Sussex by RCKa ; Barbauld Road in Stoke Newington by Stephen Taylor Architects ; and Anderston Regeneration Phases 4 and 5 in Glasgow by Collective Architecture . PLUS The AJ’s Parenting Survey shows architecture is struggling to adapt to a flexible work culture; the FaulknerBrown-led revised design for Bishopsgate Goodsyard ; and the government’s newly launched ‘beauty’ watchdog sparks alarm.
25 October 2018
The latest AJ focuses on money with the results of the latest salary survey showing architects’ pay has stagnated and women are still paid less than men for doing the same work. There are building studies of Heatherwick Studios ’ Coal Drops Yard retail project in King’s Cross, MICA Architects ’ Centre Point redevelopment in central London and Foster + Partners ’ Principal Tower luxury housing scheme PLUS the RIBA Stirling Prize 2018 – did the money win it for Fosters’ Bloomberg HQ? and architect Jo Cowen talks about the investment company she has set up alongside her practice.