Chloe mcculloch black

Sir Stuart Lipton: A spring in his step


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

Brexit: Any certainty in sight?


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

Communication made simple


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


The architect's role in maximising modular benefits for housing schemes

2018-06-25T09:25:00+01:00By 1 comments

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

Richard Threlfall

Brexit: Time to be heard


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

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

2017-07-28T10:47:00+01:00By Michael Brennan

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

Sadie Morgan

At what cost?


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

Dreaming of Margate


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

After the fire


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

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

2017-07-04T15:28:00+01:00By 2 comments

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

All Architects & design Comment