Issue : 3 March 2005
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The CABE-style body, Architecture and Design Scotland, has its work cut out attempting to shake-up the cliques north of the border. But, as Ed Dorrell discovers, new chief executive Sebastian Tombs is just the man for the job
Two weeks ago (AJ 17.2.05) we published a letter from Alasdair Glass at English Heritage (EH) correcting a statement that Simon Allford had made in his column about the date when recession of windows became mandatory. I'm sure Simon didn't mind - he is a practitioner not a historian. Aspiring to be a Renaissance man of contemporary architecture, with wide-ranging interests and expertise, he may know a lot about many things but is unlikely to know everything about any of them.
Camden: Woodrow was warned, not bannedSubscription
Failing to crack CABE's design code confusionSubscription
Views on public art not so far apartSubscription
Wrong architect on the hill in BrazilSubscription
ARB anger as Lloyd's stance on PII questionedSubscription
Is Rothmire's Salisbury slur the real deal?Subscription
I wrote last week about the architecture of Berlin. But by far the most intriguing part of the four-day trip was reflecting with my mother and the architect Georg Heinrichs, an old family friend, on times past. Buildings were evident but backgrounded as we walked, dined, taxied and drove around. I delighted in the clarity and confidence of his insight.