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    Blaze of glory

    2008-04-29T00:00:00Z

    The destruction of the Crystal Palace by fire in 1936 came at a time when, although it had been in decline as a popular attraction, it was in historiographical terms enjoying a rebirth.

  • Salginatobel Bridge (1929-30) by the Swiss civil engineer Robert Maillart. Today trees obscure this view.
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    Ties that bind

    2008-04-29T00:00:00Z

    The undoubted rivalry between architects and engineers doesn’t hide their complex dependency on each other, says John Pringle

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    Zoom in zoom out by ‘Avatar’

    2008-04-29T00:00:00Z

    Of course there are websites devoted to the architecture of various countries and cities

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    Management software for architects

    2008-04-29T00:00:00Z

    Welcome to Module 19 in our occasional series of CPD features designed to broaden your professional knowledge while you work.

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    Airport idea dates to 40s

    2008-04-29T00:00:00Z

    John Wheatley’s letter in your April issue refers to the ‘startlingly original concept’ … ‘dreamt up in the 1960s’ ... of a ‘London airport built on reclaimed land east of the Thames Estuary’.

  • Proposed Canning Town development
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    Watercity

    2008-04-01T00:00:00Z

    Flyovers and dual carriageways, train lines and the sinuous River Lea cut across Canning Town in east London. Erick van Egeraat associated architects (as they write it) has launched its masterplan for the area which aims to increase pedestrian links with the surrounding areas and the riverside.

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    Does it stack up?

    2008-04-01T00:00:00Z

    Dutch architect OTH saved a giant maritime relic on Amsterdam’s River IJ with an idea for its reuse: build on top.

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    Sssshhhh…

    2008-04-01T00:00:00Z

    What are most offices missing? Somewhere to work quietly, as Sharon Turner of Swanke Hayden Connell found.

  • The sinusoidal walkway spans 280m at an average 40m above an expressway.
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    Singapore sling

    2008-04-01T00:00:00Z

    IJP Corporation’s architecture is based on mathematical notation. Its first built project makes the numbers stack up.

  • Stuart Lyell
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    Scene setter

    2008-04-01T00:00:00Z

    Creating a sense of place from a collection of 20 office buildings requires order as well as imagination. At Spinningfields, the man with a plan is Stuart Lyell.

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    Perking up

    2008-04-01T00:00:00Z

    Too many architectural offices consign staff to a life of strict office hierarchy and unpaid overtime, so it’s refreshing to find a firm that bucks the trend.

  • 50's workplace
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    Open season

    2008-04-01T00:00:00Z

    When thinking of the development of office buildings, a number of iconic images come quickly to mind – Sir John Soane’s sadly demolished offices at the Bank of England, London..

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    Offices

    2008-04-01T00:00:00Z

    The Bankside eyrie that has been home to the RIBA Journal for the past few years is a smooth-skinned, cranked slab of a late 1980s office block, unexpectedly acclaimed as the shape of the future by none other than the late Martin Pawley when it was originally built on former ...

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    Links to research papers

    2008-04-01T00:00:00Z

    The Practice pages in your March 2008 issue contain an important article about Alan Short’s award-winning research (p67-68). Unfortunately, it does not tell your readers where to find this research.

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    Paxton wouldn’t like it

    2008-04-01T00:00:00Z

    Your correspondent Ray Hall (Letters, February 08) somehow seems to equate the ‘big victory’ in saving St Pancras with his proposed rebuilding of the ‘authentic Crystal Palace.’

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    Just say no

    2008-04-01T00:00:00Z

    How very depressing to read Hugh Pearman’s editorial in March RIBAJ.

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    I’m not interested

    2008-04-01T00:00:00Z

    What are you thinking about? As editor of our professional journal, you have a responsibility to pander to our every need.

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    Whatever happened to the... Inland Revenue?

    2008-04-01T00:00:00Z

    Those filing tax returns will know that the Inland Revenue no longer exists. It is now Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs.

  • Proposed competition area
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    Good morning, Vietnam

    2008-04-01T00:00:00Z

    Never mind China, here comes Vietnam. Since six million strong Ho Chi Minh City, the country’s largest, is expanding rapidly, it needs to do a Shanghai and expand across its river.

  • Hugh Pearman (right) lends an ear to Frank Duffy.
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    We’re going to the zoo…

    2008-04-01T00:00:00Z

    You can come too. London Wall in the City is a menagerie of big beast office blocks. Who better to trace their evolution than Frank Duffy?