Focus

Flora Samuel crop

Learning from lockdown: Now is the time to gather evidence of architecture’s value

Practices devoting themselves to research more than speculation will emerge from the crisis on solid ground, writes Flora Samuel

Tim Gledstone from Squire & Partners

We must not let short-term thinking dictate our long-term future

While we are having to adapt on our feet, it’s important to start planning with hope, writes Tim Gledstone

David Rudlin

How to win the peace

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Now is the time to establish a design quality unit for England, argues David Rudlin

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Flora Samuel crop

Learning from lockdown: Now is the time to gather evidence of architecture’s value

2020-05-29T06:00:00+01:00By Flora Samuel

Practices devoting themselves to research more than speculation will emerge from the crisis on solid ground, writes Flora Samuel

David Rudlin

How to win the peace

2020-05-27T06:00:00+01:00By David Rudlin1 comments

Now is the time to establish a design quality unit for England, argues David Rudlin

Ben Flatman

Learning from lockdown: Is 30 years of urban renaissance about to go into reverse?

2020-05-26T06:00:00+01:00By Ben Flatman

Ben Flatman talks to Yolande Barnes about whether we are on the verge of a new era of urban depopulation, as predicted by Peter Hall 20 years ago

Martyn Evans index

Learning from lockdown: If the future is office-less, how do you protect your firm’s culture?

2020-05-19T06:00:00+01:00By Martyn Evans1 comments

The greatest challenge is not technical, it’s social, writes Martyn Evans

Louise Rodgers crop 2

The Coach: Be more Jacinda Ardern

2020-05-06T06:00:00+01:00By Louise Rodgers

Vulnerability and empathy are leadership qualities. Louise Rodgers suggests how we might move beyond ‘I’m fine’ conversations

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Buildings

  • ‘You don’t get involved in a project like this for the glory or the money’

  • Building Study: Plumstead Centre, London, by Hawkins Brown

  • NHS Nightingale: How we built a hospital in 10 days

  • Coming soon – 3D printed components for the masses

  • Maggie’s Centre at the Royal Marsden, Sutton, by Ab Rogers Design

  • Technical Study: UK Hydrographic Office in Somerset by AHR

  • Building Study: Town House, Kingston University, by Grafton Architects

  • The world’s hottest projects in 2020

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Inspirations

Old-Dispensary

Richard Griffiths’ first project: The Old Dispensary, Stratford

2020-03-16T07:00:00+00:00

The architect recalls putting quality over cost, winning over hostile workmen and an electric shock

Designing Social Value

Flora Samuel crop

Learning from lockdown: Now is the time to gather evidence of architecture’s value

Practices devoting themselves to research more than speculation will emerge from the crisis on solid ground, writes Flora Samuel

Tim Gledstone from Squire & Partners

We must not let short-term thinking dictate our long-term future

While we are having to adapt on our feet, it’s important to start planning with hope, writes Tim Gledstone