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Julia Park

The PM’s ‘build build build’ mantra is out of step with the public mood

2020-07-09T06:00:00+01:00By Julia Park2 comments

If ministers had listened to developers – let alone architects – we’d be in less of a mess now, writes Julia Park

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Where are the fire and building safety experts?

2020-07-06T06:00:00+01:00By Andrew Mellor1 comments

It is not just covid that is hampering progress of critical remediation work, writes Andrew Mellor

Eleanor Jolliffe

What is the point of the RIBA president?

2020-07-01T06:00:00+01:004 comments

As nominations close for Alan Jones’ replacement, Eleanor Jolliffe asks who would make a good successor

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The Coach: What did you learn about yourself during lockdown?

2020-06-30T06:00:00+01:00By Louise Rodgers

As we emerge from our homes, will we allow ourselves to be changed, asks Louise Rodgers

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Changing the narrative while there’s still time

2020-06-26T06:00:00+01:00By Flora Samuel

We’re on a knife egde and need to ask how we want history to judge us, says Flora Samuel

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Buildings

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  • 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

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Edmund Fowles’ inspiration: Roosenberg Abbey, Flanders

2020-06-15T06:00:00+01:00

The Feilden Fowles director on a remote Belgian monastery designed by a monk who devised his own version of the golden ratio

Designing Social Value

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Revealed: The 2020 Architect of the Year Awards shortlists

Finalists will fight it out for AYA glory

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Social value as important as ever – or more so, say 90% of architects

The pandemic has not dampened appetite for doing the right thing