Is Hackitt a golden opportunity for architects?

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The recommendations in the Hackitt report offer architects a rare chance to regain their position as project lead

Architects initially condemned the Hackitt review as a “major missed opportunity”. There was no mention of the RIBA’s call for a ban on the use of combustible cladding on high-rise residential buildings, or the adoption of two means of escape and compulsory sprinklers. And the report rubber-stamped the government’s proposals for reforming controversial desktop studies.

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