Simon Aldous’s take on the big architectural stories of the week: Prime minister considers Scotland/NI crossing • Anger over HTA block behind Hoover Building • Fosters posts record turnover • AJ launches RetroFirst campaign
In this special retrofit issue we launch our new RetroFirst campaign championing reuse in the built environment. We also announce the winners of the AJ Retrofit Awards 2019 covering 18 different categories; as well as building studies of two retrofit projects: Orms’ conversion of council offices into a hotel in Camden, north London; and Flower Michelin Architects’ Shingle House renovation and extension of a seaside ...
Floors, stairs, lifts and signage: Marie’s Wardrobe house refurbishment by Tsuruta Architects; Watermark WestQuay, Southampton, by ACME; and Exeter University’s Living Systems Institute by Hawkins\Brown
Rob Wilson analyses this year’s 54 winning projects , picking out the trends, the buildings that have missed the cut – and one he thinks shouldn’t be there – as well as predicting what will make the Stirling Prize shortlist
The AJ supports the architecture industry on a daily basiswith in-depth news analysis, insight into issues that are affecting the industry, comprehensive building studies with technical details and drawings, client profiles, competition updates as well as letting you know who’s won what and why.