Damian Arnold's articles

  • Technical

    ‘L’ stands for leakage

    2006-07-14T00:00:00Z

    Airtightness could be a much more effective solution to energy efficiency and reducing CO2 than insulation, according to overdue research on meeting Part L.

  • Part of Galleria West’s facade, which is lit by 4,340 glass discs.
    Technical

    Some light shopping

    2005-05-27T00:00:00Z

    Light box meets video installation in the facade of a Seoul shopping centre.

  • News

    Friendly alien

    2005-01-14T00:00:00Z

    Italy’s quirky Massimiliano Fuksas is taking on the UK. Damian Arnold meets the man behind the bubbles

  • News

    £70m planning fee hike

    2004-12-10T00:00:00Z

    Government proposes fee rises to cover full cost of planning system

  • News

    Row over urban summit

    2004-12-03T00:00:00Z

    Housebuilders threaten boycott of Sustainable Plan summit

  • News

    Ellipse axed in face of opposition

    2004-12-03T00:00:00Z

    Grimshaw’s proposed £30 million extension of the Royal College of Art has been abandoned amid fears that defending the scheme against opposition will prove too expensive.

  • News

    Four out of five fail on access

    2004-12-03T00:00:00Z

    Disability Discrimination Act defied

  • Richard Simmons
    News

    Cabe joins row on university funding

    2004-11-26T00:00:00Z

    Cabe has demanded changes to how schools of architecture are funded because it fears that a spate of school closures could lead to a critical shortage of design skills needed to deliver ambitious government housing targets.

  • News

    Nightingale breaks into top three with buy-up

    2004-11-12T00:00:00Z

    Nightingale Associates this week became the third-largest architectural firm in the UK after it swallowed up the 53-strong Liverpool-based Derek Hicks & Thew Architects and swelled its ranks to more than 250 staff.

  • News

    Glass cancer hits Foster’s City Hall

    2004-11-05T00:00:00Z

    Investigators called in after several panels crack