Campaigners have criticised plans to turn the Centre’s skate park into retail units as part of a £120m revamp
Do the figures really bear out the belief that things are looking up?
A coherent voice for firms of all sizes, or not giving the underdogs the help they need?
As prime minister in a period of dramatic change, how did she leave her mark on the profession?
The redevelopment of the site next to Waterloo station remains a contentious issue
As architectural unemployment rises, do we need to cut back on those training to enter the profession?
Is Will Alsop right, or do architects need to get better at collaborating?
South London’s brutalist behemoth: ready for the wrecking ball, or just in need of some TLC?
Yes, says Paul Nuttall, state meddling has killed a great British tradition; but David Knight believes the pub’s community role can come to the rescue
Yes, says Ben Kilburn, smaller practices are being excluded; but Bill Taylor believes the new cost categories make them fairer than ever
Yes, says Adrian Dobson, architects are at the front end of the demand cycle; while Kallum Pickering says the sector is set to suffer more
Yes, says Andrew Beharrell, it is one of the reasons people resist development; while Steve Turner says housebuilders build the homes people want
Yes, says Jack Pringle, George’s energy will make a difference; but Tim Kent is wary of one person having so much power
Yes, says Dale Sinclair, it is no longer tailored to the way we work today; while Mark Newall says the general membership should have been consulted
Yes, says Peter Stewart, it is a political decision; while Roger Bowdler says the utmost impartiality is used
Yes, says Michal Cohen, it’s the RIBA’s job to critique public building programmes; but Rob Charlton believes its sensational language helps nobody
Get stuck in to property development, urges Dickon Robinson… bourgeois balderdash, says Simon Allford
The Portuguese architect has been urged to boycott the $100,000 award
This is architects’ chance to make an impact on policymakers. But can it succeed?
In an uncertain climate, do architects need clients who are willing to take risks?
The country needs more new homes. But will a shift to offsite construction really help?
Volume housebuilding is guided by economics, not aesthetics, but there may be light at the end of the tunnel
They can be poetic and experimental - but is that enough?
Yes, says Julian Lewis, it is the kind of leader in creative influence that the city needs; while Mira Bar-Hillel says it will not be missed
Yes, argue Ian Lowe and Oscar Webb, copyright protection is essential to creativity; but Sam Jacob says it’s all part of architectural culture
Yes, says Peter Rankin, because refurbishment would be a false economy; while Clare Price argues it is a national icon that could be imaginatively remodelled
Yes, says Brian Waters, because architects need guidance; but the RIBA’s Richard Brindley believes they are obsolete, dangerous and illegal
Yes, says Ken Shuttleworth, it can be the only realistic approach; while Chris Brown thinks retaining old buildings contributes to the vitality of cities
Yes, says Nahid Majid, they are confusing and need to be streamlined; while Paul King says availability of finance is the real issue
Yes, says Marco Goldschmied, to exclude a building for being ‘foreign’ would be a Ukip stance; while Meredith Bowles thinks it will marginalise British architects