Improper housing

Phil coffey c tim soar

Does it have to be this hard for architects to design the inside as well as the outside of housing, asks Phil Coffey

A good architect can do the outside of a building. A very good one can do the inside. And a proper one… can do both. So is it possible to make anything other than improper housing anymore?

Architects are not innocent in the loss of control over typology and housing interiors. Many would prefer to concentrate on the exterior aesthetic and form of the building itself but there are other challenges.

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