Architect Director, One-world design:
PII? Design responsibility? Different regulations in different countries etc - floating homes need planning permission too! so many questions...
Comment on: Groves Natcheva completes £205k London home
+vat, +contractor overheads, prelims and profit + consultants fees, +statutory fees,+ land cost etc?
Council don't seem to understand that the figure covered is for each and every claim, not a total maximum - how can there ever be single claim against the architectural design component for £5m on a beech hut? Severe lack of common sense in Local Authorities procurement policies which is no doubt leading to higher costs for them than necessary.
Comment on: Boris approves Garden Bridge
it has conditional planning consent, but one of those conditions is impossible to meet - i.e TfL have confirmed that they will not underwrite the maintenance costs but Westminster have conditioned that they must. Does this mean that until this legal issue is resolved the consent is meaningless?
Comment on: Robert Adam unveils Reading towers scheme
no offence but they look a bit like a re-clad 1960's council blocks given a sort of Vegas treatment