Architects' Journal

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Architects' Journal
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Editor Christine Murray
Former editors Paul Finch
Categories Architecture
Frequency Weekly (46 per year)
Circulation 6,714[1]
First issue 1896
Company Emap Limited
Country United Kingdom
Language English

The Architects' Journal is a weekly architectural magazine published in London by Emap. The first edition was produced in 1896. Commonly referred to by architects as the AJ, its articles concentrate mainly on British architecture unlike its sister publication the Architectural Review, which has a worldwide focus. Originally named The Builder's Journal and Architectural Record, from 1906 to 1910 it was known as The Builder's Journal and Architectural Engineer, and it then became The Architects and Builder's Journal from 1911 to 1919 when it was renamed to its current name.[2] Each month the journal featured a supplement specializing in information on concrete and steel building work.[3]

The subjects written about include daily architectural news, studies of British buildings and detailed technical & practice features.

In 2011, the Architects' Journal launched the AJ Buildings Library,[4] a digital database containing images and drawings of over 1,000 exemplar projects built in the UK.


  1. ^ "The Architects Journal" (PDF). ABC. Retrieved 12 April 2013. 
  2. ^ Sutherland, R. J. M.; Humm, Dawn; Chrimes, Mike (2001). Historic Concrete: Background to Appraisal. Thomas Telford. p. 390. ISBN 978-0-7277-2875-3. 
  3. ^ Cruz, Paulo J. da Sousa (27 June 2013). Structures and Architecture: New concepts, applications and challenges. CRC Press. p. 1802. ISBN 978-1-4822-2461-0. 
  4. ^ Fulcher, Merlin (4 March 2011). "In pictures: AJ celebrates Buildings Library launch". Architects Journal. Retrieved 26 October 2011. 

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