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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.
22 November 2018
The latest AJ features three cultural projects within existing buildings: Haworth Tompkins ’ restoration of Battersea Arts Centre; the V&A Photography Centre by David Kohn Architects ; and DRDH ’s Site Gallery in Sheffield. PLUS In conversation with Amin Taha ; how practices are facing higher insurance premiums post-Grenfell fire; reaction to Roger Scruton ’s appointment as ‘housing tsar’; and Paul Finch praises Archigram ’s place in our cultural heritage.
12 September 2018
The latest AJ features the winners of our 2018 Retrofit Awards , a celebration of creative repurposing covering 13 different building categories; as well as a full building study of the overall winner: Ian Ritchie Architects ’ Susie Sainsbury Theatre and Angela Burgess Recital Hall for the Royal Academy of Music in London; and a study of a possible future contender: Featherstone Young ’s Tŷ Pawb retrofit arts building in Wrexham. PLUS Obituaries of British Library architect MJ Long and innovative architectural educator Florian Beigel ; and the AJ reveals just how much the RIBA pays its president – a role many believed was unsalaried.
30 August 2018
The latest AJ focuses on schools, with building studies of Edinburgh’s Boroughmuir High School by Allan Murray Architects ; and two schools in the London Borough of Southwark: Haverstock ’s Belham Primary School and Cottrell & Vermeulen ’s Bellenden Primary School. PLUS We meet Patricia Brown , the behind-the-scenes fixer with big ideas for London’s future; and we look back at a controversial RIBA presidential election campaign and consider the challenges for president-elect Alan Jones.