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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.
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 .
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.
17 December 2018
Brick and stone: Drumnakyle farmhouse by Taylor Architecture Practice; Hans Place, new-build apartments in Knightsbridge, by Squire & Partners ; and University Arms Hotel porte cochère, Cambridge, by John Simpson Architects .