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Tell us what independence would really mean for Scottish architects

29-Aug-2014 | By

No one disputes there are ideological differences either side of Hadrian’s Wall, writes Will Hurst


Can we really blame private sector developers for testing the limits of a city without a plan?

26-Jun-2014 | By

In 2012 Berkeley set out details of an incentive plan under which its six directors would share a windfall, then estimated at £290m, writes Will Hurst


The character of a city is more powerful than its buildings

Sydney might have to think about the odd protected view of the magnificent Opera House, writes Paul Finch


WAF explores positive alternatives to an endless built sprawl

Can you get density and open space without endless towers? The answer is yes, writes Paul Finch

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The Hellman Files #144

12-Sep-2014 | By Louis Hellman

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


The Brutalism vogue ignores the movement’s ethical aspect

1-Oct-2014 | By Owen Hatherley

Brutalism’s revival is happening when its social ideas are more needed than ever, says Owen Hatherley


Yipster gentrification

17-Oct-2014 | By

Ian Martin proposes a regeneration scheme for Hartlepool via a process of ‘gamification’


Three clauses in appointments documents often give rise to heated debate

20-Oct-2014 | By Mark Klimt

Legalese: The right to withdraw consent to the use of architect’s drawings is probably a better weapon in theory than in it is practice, writes Mark Klimt


It’s National Fire Door Safety Week

22-Sep-2014 | By Geoff Wilkinson

The Regs: Geoff Wilkinson looks at specification of fire doors