Architects & design Comment

  • Chloe mcculloch black
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    Sir Stuart Lipton: A spring in his step

    2018-11-23T06:00:00Z

    Rather than settling down to a well-earned retirement at the age of 76, the developer of what will be the City’s tallest tower is turning his attention to something rather more low-rise: housing

  • Chloe mcculloch black
    Comment

    Brexit: Any certainty in sight?

    2018-11-08T07:00:00Z

    Even firms that are scenario-planning for Brexit admit that predicting what will happen is a massive guess, so no wonder commercial architect Lee Polisano told Building he spends a lot of time worrying about it all

  • Sadie morgan bw 2017
    Comment

    Communication made simple

    2018-10-03T06:00:00Z

    Architects need to learn to express their role and the value of good design more clearly if the public and politicians are to be won over, writes Sadie Morgan

  • David-De-Sousa-BW-2018
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    The architect's role in maximising modular benefits for housing schemes

    2018-06-25T09:25:00Z

    The architect’s role in this process goes beyond simply designing the building itself, writes David de Sousa

  • Richard Threlfall
    Comment

    Brexit: Time to be heard

    2017-08-30T11:55:00Z

    The construction industry’s voice needs to be part of the discussion on Brexit. We must set out our stall on three key areas to ensure the well-being of both the sector and the wider UK economy

  • Michael Brennan
    Comment

    Large-scale recruitment should be phased, like any successful project

    2017-07-28T10:47:00Z

    Employers need to recruit carefully to ensure that mass hiring of new employees does not dilute the company’s culture

  • Sadie Morgan
    Comment

    At what cost?

    2017-07-26T12:27:00Z

    It’s important to look at what is lost when competing design proposals are judged simply on how much money they will take to build out

  • Jack Pringle
    Comment

    Dreaming of Margate

    2017-07-19T06:31:00Z

    On the run-down north Kent coast is a living example of regeneration in action. With its contemporary art gallery and now the revival of Dreamland amusement park, Margate has become a model for culture-led revival

  • Chloe McCulloch
    Comment

    After the fire

    2017-07-06T06:00:00Z

    The traumatic experience at Grenfell Tower has understandably triggered a rush to find answers, but we also need to stand back and look at social housing in a holistic way

  • Dave Rogers
    Comment

    The government isn’t doing enough to prevent a mass exodus of EU workers

    2017-07-04T15:28:00Z

    Brexit could be a spark for an exodus of EU construction workers and the government doesn’t seem to have a plan