All Letters to the editor articles – Page 7

  • Peter Murray
    Opinion

    Pharmaceuticals for all but Foster

    2013-04-26T00:13:00Z

    It appears ageist comments have slipped through the back door ( Boots April 19 ).

  • Margaret Thatcher Docklands
    Opinion

    Thatcher's support

    2013-04-19T00:10:00Z

    To the question: did Margaret Thatcher make a positive contribution to British architecture?

  • Margaret Thatcher
    Opinion

    Thatcher’s door led nowhere

    2013-04-19T00:10:00Z

    So Thatcher “opened the door for young architects” ( News April 12 )?

  • Shell Centre
    Opinion

    This should mean curtains for Cabe

    2013-04-19T00:10:00Z

    Reported comments on the Shell Centre proposals ( News April 12 ) tend to confirm that Cabe is, in its diminished form, incapable of speaking with authority on urban design matters.

  • David Chipperfield
    Opinion

    Chipperfield: BD is toying with our livelihoods

    2013-04-19T00:10:00Z

    Two weeks ago we published a story about directors leaving David Chipperfield’s practice and a comment piece by Amanda Baillieu - here is Chipperfield’s response…

  • Architect's drawing board.
    Opinion

    2:1 students need some one-to-one

    2013-04-19T00:10:00Z

    As a Year 6 student weeks away from final hand-in, I am ever more concerned about where all of us are going to be this time next year.

  • Cottrell & Vermeulen’s block with the main school behind.
    Opinion

    Reading, writing and road safety

    2013-04-12T00:10:00Z

    Am I too soon to nominate this sombre red brick block with scatter-gun fenestration for the Carbuncle Cup? I prefer the uniform serenity of the parent building.

  • Architecture minister Ed Vaizey
    Opinion

    Farrell & Vaizey face a tough task

    2013-04-12T00:10:00Z

    You’re too churlish about the Farrell Review ( Leader March 28 ).

  • David Chipperfield, Geffrye Museum
    Opinion

    Geffrye interiors transcend class

    2013-04-12T00:10:00Z

    I am quoted as saying I had “no interest in the culture of the labouring classes” ( News April 5 ).

  • Phil Coffey, founder of Coffey Architects
    Opinion

    First a European YAYA, then AYA?

    2013-04-12T00:10:00Z

    In light of the news that the Young Architect of the Year Award is now to be opened up to Europe ( News March 15), I felt, as I am both young and an architect, that I might offer some thoughts.

  • Evelyn Grace Academy  by Zaha Hadid Architects
    Opinion

    Architects must lead school team

    2013-04-12T00:10:00Z

    Marginalisation in school design means architects are now “plan drawers” engaged by contractors, rather than strategists and design team leaders (News March 28).

  • Opinion

    Time to get rid of the greenwash

    2013-04-11T15:23:00Z

    Our industry has a major role to play in the UK’s transition to a low-carbon society ( Opinion February 24 ) and I often wonder how others view our actions here.

  • David Chipperfield, Elizabeth House
    Opinion

    Is Chipperfield a 1960s dinosaur?

    2013-04-05T00:57:00Z

    I am appalled at the illustration of Chipperfield’s Elizabeth House proposal (Debate March 28).

  • George Osborne
    Opinion

    Home is where the legislation is

    2013-04-05T00:19:00Z

    The new “bedroom tax” fails to address the apparent contradiction implicit in this piece of legislation when compared with the requirement that all publicly funded housing should achieve a “Lifetime Homes” standard.

  • Sunand Prasad
    Opinion

    Let's talk about school design

    2013-04-05T00:16:00Z

    Sunand Prasad is right about the “ missed chance ” that is UK school design (News March 28).

  • Dow Jones Architects
    Opinion

    All not rosy in Garden Museum

    2013-04-05T00:07:00Z

    Our procurement system is seriously questionable when a good architect with an existing relationship with a client must re-tender for its own project while wasting the time of a whole raft of others.

  • George Ferguson
    Opinion

    Self-build must look to Japan

    2013-04-05T00:05:00Z

    Good to see self-build being promoted at the moment (News March 28), as seen in the recent Policy Exchange report.

  • Toyo Ito
    Opinion

    A Pritzker Prize keeps you young

    2013-03-28T00:30:00Z

    It seems that pursuing an architectural career in Japan keeps one in fine fettle, judging from the photo of 71-year-old Toyo Ito ( News March 22 ).

  • Milton Keynes Europan D9DD8
    Opinion

    Europan doesn’t work well in UK

    2013-03-28T00:30:00Z

    Europan is an excellent forum for innovative housing and urban planning ( “Europan is no more” bdonline March 19 ).

  • The Marquis of Lansdowne
    Opinion

    Politicians take up pub cause

    2013-03-28T00:30:00Z

    It is with a great sense of relief that I can report that the issue of pub losses is right at the front of the political agenda, finally ( bdonline January 21 ).