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If the Scottish Government is serious about architecture, some wrongs will need righting

It will take more than RIAS’s festival fun to boost public confidence in Scotland’s built environment, says Rory Olcayto

FAT and Grayson Perry\'s House for Essex

The profession still fails to communicate how architects shape the world

Will this month be remembered as the time the art world swallowed ‘architecture’ in one clean gulp? asks Rory Olcayto

UK Pavilion Milan Expo

The UK Pavilion more than makes up for the lack of election buzz

8-May-2015 | By

Besides being beautiful, the British pavilion at the Milan Expo makes a serious political point, says Will Hurst

NLA London model

London’s amazing new supermodel

23-Apr-2015 | By

NLA’s interactive new model of London represents a leap forward in understanding the city around us, writes Will Hurst

Singapore National Gallery

WAF makes the world go round

With the World Architecture Festival moving into top gear, WAF director Paul Finch’s week reflects the global reach of the event

Garden Bridge planting visuals

Stop moaning, the Garden Bridge is fabulous

Paul Finch makes a modest proposal to the Garden Bridge moaners 


Architects need to be energy fluent to get the best from engineers

Last week’s debate on energy literacy at Bristol’s Architecture Centre revealed conflicting views between academics and practitioners. Hattie Hartman reports


Savvy practices will benefit through academic partnerships

Last week’s SCHOSA conference highlighted the vast amount of research funding available to those who partner with universities or industry, says Hattie Hartman

Hellman #168

Hellman files #168

28-May-2015 | By Louis Hellman

A trawl through Hellman’s archives, in which we uncover gems that are as relevant now as they were then


Don't repeat the mistakes of the past at Thamesmead

8-Apr-2015 | By Owen Hatherley

Peabody has the opportunity to remedy a pitiful mess at its development in?Thamesmead but will it take it? asked militant modernist Owen Hatherley


A sense of placenta

29-May-2015 | By

Ian Martin discovers expedience follows form follows function follows global branding


So long CDM co-ordinator, hello principal designer

22-Apr-2015 | By Mark Klimt

Legalese: The new CDM regulations came into force this month, with the principal designer taking on significant responsibilities, writes Mark Klimt

Building site

Building regs changes will help in war against 'wheelie bin blight'

13-May-2015 | By Geoff Wilkinson

Geoff Wilkinson sets out the key changes to building regulations brought about by the government’s Housing Standards Review