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5 minutes with… Gareth Sinnamon, partner, Stace

2020-03-17T06:00:00+00:00By Gareth Sinnamon

Gareth Sinnamon tells Building about the All Blacks, Dunluce Castle and rural Donegal

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5 minutes with… Rod Stiles, London regional director, Bam Construction

2020-03-13T06:00:00+00:00By Rod Stiles

Rod Stiles tells Building about the Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa in Cape Town, Roger Madelin and the Shard

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5 minutes with… Yasmin Al-Ani Spence, director, WilkinsonEyre

2020-03-06T06:00:00+00:00By Yasmin Al-Ani Spence

Yasmin Al-Ani Spence tells Building about the Chrysler building in New York, Bob the Builder and Villa Tugendhat in Brno

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5 minutes with… Manisha Patel, senior partner, PRP Architects

2020-02-28T06:00:00+00:00By Manisha Patel

Manisha Patel tells Building about breaking down cultural barriers, breathing underwater and an urban community in Cornwall

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5 minutes with… Sophie Steed, director, Squire & Partners

2020-02-21T06:00:00+00:00By Sophie Steed

Sophie Steed tells Building about her 1980s pop music knowledge, the Mackintosh Building in Glasgow and women in construction.

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5 minutes with… Lee Priddle, director, Pick Everard

2020-02-14T06:00:00+00:00By Lee Priddle

Lee Priddle tells Building about playing Lego as a child, Lichfield cathedral and his favourite engineering feat

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5 minutes with… Gavin Henderson, principal director, Stanton Williams

2020-02-07T06:00:00+00:00By Gavin Henderson

Gavin Henderson tells Building about Churchill’s famous words, his favourite building from Ethiopia and slow food

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5 minutes with… Audrey McIver, director in property and buildings, WSP

2020-01-31T06:00:00+00:00

Audrey McIver tells Building about coffee at meetings, secret tunnels, and talking to herself

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5 minutes with… Phil Kentish, partner, Bidwells

2020-01-24T06:00:00+00:00

Phil Kentish tells Building about his manicured lawn, being a labourer and what London building he wished he’d help fit-out.

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5 minutes with… Clare Wildfire, global practice leader for cities, Mott MacDonald

2020-01-17T06:00:00+00:00By

Clare Wildfire tells Building about Abu Dhabi’s Louvre, her rockstar past and the Cistermiser.

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5 minutes with… John Puttick, director, John Puttick Associates

2020-01-10T06:00:00+00:00By

John Puttick tells Building about Ken Shuttleworth’s wise words, Preston bus station and Renzo Piano

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5 minutes with… Richard Claxton, chair, Pellings

2019-12-20T06:00:00+00:00By

Richard Claxton tells us about a mug from Sydney Harbour Bridge, tradespeople and openness

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5 minutes with… Russell Whitehead, director, Robert Bird Group

2019-12-13T06:00:00+00:00By Russell Whitehead

Russell Whitehead tells Building about diesel fumes, patience and why he dislikes 22 Bishopsgate.

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5 minutes with… Matthew Dunn, director, Paragon Building Consultancy

2019-12-06T06:00:00+00:00By Matthew Dunn

Matthew Dunn tells Building about restoring listed buildings, the Shard, and a vintage American watch.

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5 minutes with… John Avery, director, LOM architecture and design

2019-11-29T06:00:00+00:00By John Avery

John Avery tells Building about art deco, procrastination, and a black Blüthner piano

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5 minutes with… Dexter Moren, director, Dexter Moren Associates

2019-11-26T06:00:00+00:00By Dexter Moren

Dexter Moren tells Building about South Africa, seafood, and Stansted airport

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5 minutes with… Andrew Henderson, executive director, UK buildings, Ramboll

2019-11-15T06:00:00+00:00By Andrew Henderson

Andrew Henderson tells Building about film-making, decompressing, and robots

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5 minutes with… Angus Bruce, principal and head of landscape architecture, Hassell Studio

2019-11-12T06:00:00+00:00By Angus Bruce

Angus Bruce tells Building about tech literacy, watching your projects mature, and wishful thinking

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5 minutes with… Francesca Sharkey, development manager, Qatari Diar

2019-11-01T06:00:00+00:00By Francesca Sharkey

Francesca Sharkey tells Building about Swiss spas, a love of creating beautiful things, and a capacity for listening

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5 minutes with… Gavin Hale-Brown, founder of Henley Halebrown Architects

2019-10-28T09:56:00+00:00By Gavin Hale-Brown

Gavin Hale-Brown tells Building about a cemetery in Italy, getting dirty to make buildings work, and being a secret artist