AJ 25.05.17: Country-wide
The latest AJ gets out of London, with studies of Hugh Broughton Architects’ Henry Moore Archive in Hertfordshire, Hoskins Architects’ Scottish National Theatre HQ in Glasgow and the Storyhouse cultural hub in Chester by Bennetts Associates. And we look at architects who have eschewed the city entirely, the rural practices that have traded decent broadband for a different quality of life. PLUS the AJ’s Fees Survey provides an invaluable insight into how much architects are charging for their work; Greater Manchester’s new mayor Andy Burnham looks to rewrite the city region’s development strategy; and the AJ100 Awards shortlist.
AJ 27.04.17: Buildings that care
The latest AJ focuses on healthcare buildings: the newly opened Maggie’s Forth Valley cancer care centre by Garbers & James; Nelson Mandela Children’s Hospital in Johannesburg by Sheppard Robson with John Cooper Architecture; and Jonathan Clark Architects’ veterinary and training facility for Battersea Dogs & Cats Home. And we examine how hospital design is being influenced by the trend for single-patient rooms.
PLUS Full results of the AJ’s general election readers’ poll; how architects can better design for dementia and for deaf people; and Hattie Hartman suggests how the Garden Bridge’s £200 million could be more effectively spent creating a healthier, greener London.
AJ 13.04.17: Built to rent
The latest AJ focuses on the build-to-rent sector, with architecture editor Rob Wilson looking at its potential to transform UK housing supply, as well as building studies of Grid Architects’ Vantage Point at Archway, north London; Hodder + Partners’ Cambridge Street development in Manchester; and Newground’s redevelopment of former BBC rehearsal studios in west London.
PLUS The AJ’s Life in Practice survey reveals a stressed and overworked profession with mental health an increasing concern; the winner of AJ Small Projects 2017; and Margaret Hodge’s report on the Garden Bridge.
AJ 23.03.17: New Scotland Yard
The latest AJ focuses on civic and community buildings, with studies of AHMM’s reworking of New Scotland Yard; Tony Fretton’s major new town hall in the Belgian city of Deinze; and Page\Park’s refurbishment of Glasgow’s Kelvin Hall.
PLUS Bell Phillips’ public housing developments in the deprived Essex borough of Thurrock; as the government plans a series of new garden villages and towns, Colin Marrs examines BDP’s revamp of postwar new town Bracknell; how British tenacity vanquished Brexit blues at this year’s MIPIM property fair; and the AJ’s coach advises an architect who fears a junior they manage is being led astray.
AJ 23.02.17: AJ Small Projects
From house extensions and garden sheds to public squares and a daunting outside toilet, we present the 20 schemes shortlisted for this year’s AJ Small Projects Awards – each built for no more than £250,000.
PLUS How Hodder and Partners’ National Wildflower Centre is the latest millennium project to end in failure, and the new generation of Glasgow architects who, in the face of adversity, are creating a dynamic local scene.
AJ 09.02.17: Women in Architecture
Exposing the widening gender pay gap in architecture
In the AJ’s annual women in architecture special, we present the results of the survey. There are also interviews and building studies featuring candidates shortlisted for the Women in Architecture Awards.
PLUS Features on Paulo Mendes da Rocha, Richard Burton, Santiago Calatrava, the Smithsons’ Economist Building revamp and a report on council-owned housing developers.
AJ 12.01.17: Ways of being
A look at how we practice, from lone master to executive architect.
Featuring an overview of the role of the council architect, a look at community-minded studio Feilden Fowles and an interview with Mole Architects, which has acted as executive architect on some high-profile projects.
PLUS a building study of Peter Salter’s Walmer Yard, and we go on site at Peter Zumthor’s secular retreat.
News features: the fallout from the Patrik Schumacher email leak; Sadiq Khan’s plans for affordable housing; and a profile of UKGBC boss Julie Hirigoyen.
AJ 15.12.16: Review of the Year
The AJ takes a look at the events that delighted and disrupted the architectural world in 2016.
Our month-by-month analysis reveals your top stories, complemented by an in-depth look at the themes which shaped the news.
We also present the AJ's top ten buildings of 2016, including a building study of the Tate Modern Switch House.
PLUS seasonal distractions: crossword/dot-to-dot/name the detail/who said what.
AJ 24.11.16: Four bespoke houses
In this issue, we present four bespoke homes: Mews House, Highgate, by Russell Jones Architects; Backwater on the Norfolk Broads, by Platform 5 Architects; Le Petit Fort, Jersey, by Hudson Architects; and Oak Lane House, Suffolk, by Cassion Castle. PLUS: The Crown Estate’s Future Office charrette, architects respond to the election of a climate-change denier president, when clients say no to novation, and much more
AJ 10.11.16: Hotels & leisure
We present four projects: CitizenM Hotel by Sheppard Robson with Concrete, a Shoreditch pop up by Checa Romero, Acme’s Victoria Gate shopping centre and Reiach and Hall’s Oriam sports centre. PLUS: Bishopsgate tower go-ahead calms Brexit nerves; profile of V&A Dundee boss Philip Long; where it all went wrong for the Olympic Stadium and much more
AJ 27.10.16: Building with care
We present three projects focusing on people-centred design: Walters & Cohen's Buddhist retreat in Suffolk, Bushey Cemetery by Waugh Thistleton and Guy's Cancer Centre by Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners.
PLUS: Data & analysis from a new report on architects' salaries, a news feature on whether the Garden Bridge is dead in the water, the winners of the Sunday Times British Homes Awards and much more
AJ 13.10.16: Brits abroad
We present four studies of international projects completed by British architects: Zaha Hadid Architects’ Antwerp Port House, AL_A’s MAAT museum in Lisbon, Kericho Cathedral by John McAslan + Partners in Kenya and Chengdu Museum by Sutherland Hussey Harris and Pansolution International.
PLUS Stirling Prize reaction, Architecture Tomorrow, Paulo Mendes da Rocha, LGBT survey results and lots more
AJ 29.09.16: RIBA Stirling Prize
The AJ’s most anticipated issue of the year is here!
We profile the six projects shortlisted for the UK’s premier architecture prize with commentary, architects’ statements, materials boards, drawings, details and data. PLUS an investigation into what went wrong with the regeration of the Aylesbury Estate