Effective communication skills are an essential job requirement for senior roles. The architectural profession has some catching up to do, says Amanda Baillieu
With the housing white paper due out imminently and talk of building in the Green Belt Julia Park sets out what new developments need to win over the Nimby’s.
It doesn't matter if skyscrapers are designed by world-class architects or hacks – they're destroying our cities
London’s infrastructure was not designed to handle high rises and approving so many is an act of irresponsibility, says Leon Krier
Le Corbusier said colour was as powerful as the plan and section. So why is it so often an afterthought?
One of the myths of modernism is that it is only concerned with the white cube. Today’s architects would do well to pay more attention to colour, writes Joanna Day
Ebenezer Howard’s Garden Cities were carefully planned with strict design codes and infrastructure funded by the uplift in land values. The same principles should be applied to the new garden villages and towns, argues Hank Dittmar
The RIBA’s education review will offer substantive change but will it go far enough, fast enough, to satisfy the students and their future employers? Ben Flatman investigates