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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’.
6 December 2018
The latest issue features this year’s AJ Architecture Awards with 73 pages of winning and shortlisted schemes. There are also building studies of Witherford Watson Mann ’s opera house at Nevill Holt in Leicestershire; and a partially subterranean north London house by Takero Shimazaki Architects . PLUS The era of the super low fee bid is back in a new wave of aggressive fee-cutting ; and we meet Emma Dent Coad , the architectural historian elected MP for Kensington just days before the Grenfell Tower fire.
31 January 2019
The AJ looks at new university buildings with studies of Walters & Cohen ’s Dorothy Garrod building for Newnham College, Cambridge; the Bayes Centre at the University of Edinburgh by Bennetts Associates ; and University College Dublin’s Confucius Institute by Robin Lee Architecture . But do these mark the tail end of the higher education gold rush? We investigate whether work on university estates is drying up. PLUS The Hoxton Press, a twin-tower housing scheme by Karakusevic Carson and David Chipperfield Architects ; avant-garde 60s collective Archigram sells its archive to a Hong Kong Museum; and winners and shortlists for the 2019 Women in Architecture awards .