Residents’ consultation was key to Phases 1 & 2 of Karakusevic Carson and Henley Halebrown’s revamped Kings Crescent Estate, Hackney, winner of the AJ Architecture Awards Editor’s Choice prize, writes Rob Wilson
The final AJ of the year looks back at the past 12 months and forward to the year ahead. We review 2018’s key architectural events and trends and preview the stories set to dominate the new year. We also pick out the people to watch in 2019 and highlight eight key buildings set to complete. And to make sure you’ve been paying attention, there’s a Christmas quiz on the events that shook the architectural world in 2018 and a chance to play spot the building. PLUS a building study of Karakusevic ..
The long-running battle over plans by Gareth Hoskins Architects to convert Edinburgh’s former Royal High School into a hotel has moved into a new phase with the opening today of a planning inquiry into the proposals
Roger Scruton, chair of the government’s new Building Better, Building Beautiful commission , has attacked contemporary architecture in a provocative speech calling for a return to traditional design based on the Classical orders
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