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  • Stockholm Woodlands Cemetery, by Gunnar Asplund and Sigurd Lewerentz

    Architecture an InspirationSubscription

    Opinion2 February, 2015

    Never judge a book by its cover. Especially an architecture book, says Rory Olcayto

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    Discrimination starts in the studioSubscription

    Opinion23 January, 2015

    The Women in Architecture survey shows discrimination is more rife in the office than on site, says Rory Olcayto

  • Here, by Richard McGuire

    Review: Here by Richard McGuireSubscription

    News19 January, 2015

    Richard McGuire’s Here draws readers into the life story of a simple room by invoking images of the past

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    The AJ is taking a long, hard look at the state of British house-buildingVideoSubscription

    Opinion15 January, 2015

    There is little discussion of the role architects can play in solving the UK’s housing crisis, says Rory Olcayto

  • DRDH's Stormen library and concert hall in Bodo, Norway

    Stormen concert hall and library, Bodø by DRDHSubscription

    Building9 January, 2015

    Drawing on local history and culture DRDH’s new cultural landmark in Bodø, Norway, is worthy of the Norse gods themselves, says Rory Olcayto

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    Welcome to the new-look AJSubscription

    Opinion9 January, 2015

    It’s a new year and a fresh new look for the AJ, says Rory Olcayto

  • 3d printed house

    Chinese firm prints ten houses in a daySubscription

    News23 December, 2014

    When Chinese construction firm WinSun ‘printed’ 10 houses in Shanghai in less than a day, seasoned observers claimed that 3D printing in architecture had finally come of age

  • Stormen in Bodo

    Building of the year: Stormen, BodøSubscription

    News23 December, 2014

    A small Norwegian city called Bodø (pronounced more like Buddha) is where you will find AJ’s building of the year

  • Mies book

    Book of the year: MiesSubscription

    News23 December, 2014

    There’s just one contender for the architecture book of the year - Detlef Martin’s study of Mies van der Rohe

  • Heydar Aliyev Cultural Centre, Baku, Azerbaijan by Zaha Hadid Architects. Photo by Hufton + Crow. Winner in Interiors category and Overall winner, 2014 International Arcaid Architectural Photographer of the Year competition.

    Ethics is the fourth dimensionSubscription

    News23 December, 2014

    Why are we OK with Atkins building in Saudi Arabia, RMJM building in Hong Kong, Populous building in Russia, but not Zaha Hadid building in Azerbaijan?