Simon Aldous’s take on the big architectural stories of the week: Hawkins\Brown makes redundancies • IM Pei dies aged 102 • Council architect numbers continue to fall • Japanese housebuilder teams up with Urban Splash • Prince Andrew enters the architecture fray
The latest AJ features three Manchester projects: SimpsonHaugh Architects’ No 1 Spinningfields office building; Roof Gardens low-rise, high-density housing by Ollier Smurthwaite; and BDP’s extension and refurbishment of the Alliance Manchester Business School. And we investigate whether Manchester City Region can meet its ambitious carbon target while continuing to grow upwards and outwards. PLUS The architects who ...
Retrofit: Memorial Hall, Marlborough College by Diamond Schmitt Architects and Ayre Chamberlain Gaunt Architects; Nottingham City Homes 2050 pilot by Studio Partington; The Magistrates offices and café in Walthamstow by Gort Scott Architects
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.