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AJ 26.08.21: Greenwich Design District

AJ 26.08.21: Greenwich Design District


There's a fresh buzz in the city as we emerge from lockdown, writes AJ editor Emily Booth, as we exclusively reveal the finalists for this year's Manser Medal – AJ House of the Year award, as well as all of the projects and practices shortlisted for the AJ Architecture Awards 2021.

Building studies in this issue explore the Greenwich Design District: Jon Astbury reports on Architecture 00's C1 building while Fran Williams assesses the members' club by Roz Barr Architects. Meanwhile, AJ architecture editor Rob Wilson visits Hodder + Partners' low-carbon visitors’ centre at the Royal Horticultural Society’s newest public gardens near Salford.

PLUS Ella Jessel profiles Pulitzer-Prize winning architect Alison Killing, The Secret Architect returns with more from the inside, columns from David Grandorge and The Coach, competitions, letters (including one from Barbara Weiss on the Holocaust Memorial), Louis Hellman, a review of the Sophie Taeuber-Arp retrospective at Tate Modern, AJ Skecthbook and a Q&A with Moxon Architects as they complete another bridge across the Regent's Canal in King's Cross.