This week’s top stories reviewed by the AJ’s Simon Aldous Stirling Prize shortlist revealed • Mayor rejects Fosters’ Tulip • Libeskind reveals Hampstead Maggie’s Centre design • Concern over changes to Neave Brown estate • Hawkins\Brown criticised over demolition plans
The AJ homes edition looks at east London’s Fish Island Village featuring housing by Haworth Tompkins, Pitman Tozer and Lyndon Goode; as well as Graeme Nicholls Architects’ twin-block development of flats in Ashtree Road, Glasgow; and we ask whether a slew of factory-built schemes means the modular housing future has finally arrived. PLUS a building study of Marks Barfield’s Cambridge ...
Design-led architectural practice, Design Group 3 Architects has promoted Nick Baker, to Group Design Director. Taking Nick’s place as Operational Director at the practice’s Leeds studio is Andy Brown.
‘They added an extraordinary amount of value without diminishing the design at all – with a good heart and sensitivity.’ This was the judges’ enthusiastic verdict on the winner of this year’s Executive Architect of the Year category: Design Delivery Unit, part of Scott Brownrigg
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