Sadie Morgan

Sadie Morgan

Sadie Morgan is a co-founding director of dRMM Architects. She is also the HS2 design panel chair, sits on the UK’s National Infrastructure Commission and is a mayor’s design advocate for the Greater London Authority

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    Leading by principle

    2018-01-19T06:00:00

    As Adonis and Heseltine have shown, a vital element of leadership is a refusal to toe the line – in our industry, we need such champions for change

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    By the people, for the people

    2017-11-29T10:24:00

    dRMM’s Hastings Pier winning the Stirling prize is the satisfying result of seven years of close collaboration, crowdfunding and community

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    Station to station

    2017-04-12T06:00:00

    A visitor’s first and last impression of a town or city will often be formed by its rail station so it’s vital they are beautiful in both form and function

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    Looking forward together

    2017-06-08T06:00:00

    All too often different parts of the design community work in silos and fail to engage or collaborate. But now, more than ever, we must reach out to our peers, rethink our approach and transform our built environment

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    At what cost?

    2017-07-26T12:27:00

    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

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    Co-creating a buzz

    2017-10-11T11:59:00

    A trip to one of the strangest spectacles on Earth shows how exciting construction can be when done in collaboration with the culture it springs from

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    UK infrastructure: Thinking big

    2016-02-24T12:50:00

    What’s required to make the UK’s infrastructure fit for the 21st century? It’s important that imagination is at the heart of our thinking

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    Total infrastructure

    2016-04-27T06:00:00

    Specialist skills are valuable assets for any profession but they work most creatively when they’re flexible and adaptable

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    Sadie Morgan reflects on her diagnosis

    2016-06-15T06:00:00

    A recent diagnosis has brought time into sharp focus in my life, but also emphasised that patience and thoroughness when faced with decisions - personal or professional - can only help to inform and strengthen the outcome

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    Embracing uncertainty in the wake of Brexit

    2016-08-10T06:00:00

    We mustn’t let cynicism guide our response to the result of the EU referendum. Let’s stay positive and use the uncertainty of Brexit to create new opportunities

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    Skills shortage: Back to basics

    2016-10-12T06:00:00

    As the skills shortage worsens, the urgency of inspiring young people to get into construction becomes more critical

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    Homes for humans

    2016-12-01T06:00:00

    As we scramble to address the housing crisis and rapidly changing demographics, we must not overlook the positive difference good design can make

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    Drawing conclusions

    2017-02-15T06:00:00

    Projects on a grand scale generate innumerable written reports setting out the developer’s vision, but very few contain the hard information you get from an architect’s visual plan