Saturday10 December 2016

T Lane

Is offsite construction a threat or opportunity?

8 December 2016

The housing shortage, skills shortages and the cumbersome nature of construction could herald an offsite revolution. It could be good news for architects argues Thomas Lane

Julia Park, head of research at Levitt Bernstein

Affordable housing is back on the agenda

6 December 2016

Julia Park runs a ruler over recent announcements to increase the provision of affordable homes and concludes this is mostly good news

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1 Undershaft Eric Parry

London Shafted

30 November 2016

Planning permission for 1 Undershaft is yet another attack on London’s skyline and character, argues Ike Ijeh

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Gillian Darley index

Lessons from Lansbury

29 November 2016

A new V&A exhibition in the heart of the East End’s Lansbury Estate showcases the ambitions of post war planning which should be a model for new housing, says Gillian Darley

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View looking east from the Lea Valley over a reimagined Argall Avenue

How research by design can reinvigorate planning

28 November 2016

UK planning is in a mess but it doesn’t have to be this way, argues Lee Mallett. A more visionary approach to planning new places can harness the market rather than being driven by it

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Amanda Baillieu - home page index

Architects need to think about what happens in a place, not simply what it looks like

24 November 2016

Developers and architects need to work out how to make their schemes more engaging and experiential if they want to attract the younger generatin, argues Amanda Baillieu

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