Interviews with Architects

  • Bill Dunster BW 2018
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    Why aren't we building more zero-bills homes?

    2018-09-18T06:00:00Z

    Building caught up with Bill Dunster to chat about the ideas in his new book, Zed Life: How to Build a Low-Carbon Society Today

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    aLL Design: Life after Will Alsop

    2018-08-14T06:00:00Z

    Following the death earlier this year of their visionary co-founder, Building visited the architect practice to talk about its plans for the future

  • Ben Derbyshire
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    Ben Derbyshire: ‘Change is necessary’

    2016-09-09T06:00:00Z

    RIBA president-elect Ben Derbyshire is sure of one thing: the 182-year-old institute can’t go on the way it has done. So he’s embarking on a UK tour to try to stir up non-engaged members and convince them that turning the RIBA on its head is the best plan for its survival

  • Lee Polisano
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    Interview: Lee Polisano

    2014-01-15T09:10:00Z

    Lee Polisano’s high-profile departure from KPF at the height of his success seemed a daring decision. But nearly five years on, and with big projects and cash coming in, he’s actually rather happy

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    Interview: Witherford Watson Mann

    2013-12-03T06:00:00Z

    Witherford Watson Mann’s redesign of Astley Castle impressed and surprised everyone from client to the Stirling prize judging panel. But winning UK architecture’s top prize isn’t going to change how WWM works.

  • RIBA
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    Interview: Stephen Hodder, RIBA

    2013-08-30T00:00:00Z

    The new RIBA president on helping architects reboot their relationship with clients

  • GHA
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    Interview: Glenn Howells

    2013-06-04T06:00:00Z

    Glenn Howells tells Building why we need to abandon our fifties sense of order and totally rethink how we use the built environment

  • Chris Liddle and Richard O Neil
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    Interview with HLM: Innovation out of recession

    2013-03-13T10:05:00Z

    HLM directors Chris Liddle and Richard O’Neil explain how they’ve used the recession as a trigger for innovation

  • AHMM
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    The other Mr M of AHMM

    2013-02-15T00:00:00Z

    Allford Hall Monaghan Morris’ Google HQ win topped off a profitable year for the practice. Vern Pitt talks to MD Peter Morris about the secret to bagging the big clients

  • Gabrielle Omar
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    You're hired: the Apprentice architect

    2012-12-28T07:00:00Z

    Architect Gabrielle Omar tells Building how being ‘the nice one’ on BBC’s The Apprentice helped her practice get work