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ianmartin

The North, still born-again

27-Mar-2015 | By

MONDAY Wow. All the architectural wisdom ever generated in the entire history of the world, distilled into a single tweet. I’m about to post it, then realise how dangerous that would actually be. Imagine. It would completely blow too many minds. The consequences would be - are - incalculable. I delete the tweet and squint into middle distance. A piano plays something elegiac.

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The only way is morals

18-Mar-2015 | By

Ian Martin manages to avoid the gangsters and dickheads in Cannes, but finds his ethics tested back home

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The unspeakable in pursuit of the unseeable

16-Mar-2015 | By

Ian Martin is thinking again about pay-per-view architecture, but discovers he’s not the only one

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If it ain’t broke, amend it

9-Mar-2015 | By

Gadgets can be fun until the free trial ends, discovers Ian Martin

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The Great Tudor Alibi

2-Mar-2015 | By

Ian Martin has a brush with the law, but first deals with an ethical dilemma

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A Mercian Wave

17-Feb-2015 | By

Tamworth is where it’s at, discovers Ian Martin

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Enharmonic Typology

13-Feb-2015 | By

A trip to McDonalds and a new app gives Ian Martin a cheeky idea

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The Auto-Nostalgic Reboot

10-Feb-2015 | By

Ian Martin considers the capital’s newest reboot but first must deal with some troublesome mosaics

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This Feudopolitan Life

29-Jan-2015 | By

Ian Martin masterplans one of the government’s garden cities

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Space, the new carbon

21-Jan-2015 | By

Pocket gardens and vast Nazi forests leave Ian Martin dazed and confused at a networking jacuzzi

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The North, still born-again

27-Mar-2015 | By

MONDAY Wow. All the architectural wisdom ever generated in the entire history of the world, distilled into a single tweet. I’m about to post it, then realise how dangerous that would actually be. Imagine. It would completely blow too many minds. The consequences would be - are - incalculable. I delete the tweet and squint into middle distance. A piano plays something elegiac.

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Architecture Tomorrow showcases real projects that will get built

27-Mar-2015 | By

Architecture Tomorrow doesn’t predict the future of the built environment, it is the future of the built environment, says Rory Olcayto

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DCMS gave up caring for architecture years ago

27-Mar-2015 | By

Last week Culture kissed goodbye to the mother of the arts, writes Paul Finch

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Glimpse tomorrow's London at this year's Green Sky Thinking Week

26-Mar-2015 | By

This year’s Green Sky Thinking programme is stronger than ever, says Hattie Hartman

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Small Projects: the crits, the quality and the hidden fox

25-Mar-2015 | By

What makes the Small Project crits so special? Maybe it’s the high standard of work on show, says Rory Olcayto

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OMA chief: 'We were serious, but the Nine Elms contest wasn't'

23-Mar-2015 | By Reinier de Graaf

OMA partner Reinier de Graaf on why he thinks the Nine Elms bridge competition is a wasteful exercise in political lobbying

Paul Finch

The Americans have got it right when honouring architects

18-Mar-2015 | By

Acknowledging individual architectural excellence would enhance the profession, says Paul Finch

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Spatial thinkers needed for the digital and physical overlap

18-Mar-2015 | By

The interface between digital and real is where the most exciting design opportunities are happening, says Rory Olcayto

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The only way is morals

18-Mar-2015 | By

Ian Martin manages to avoid the gangsters and dickheads in Cannes, but finds his ethics tested back home

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MIPIM: Warts and all

18-Mar-2015 | By Anonymous Architect

Our anonymous MIPIM insider unpicks the infamous property fair in Cannes and sets out why architects are not getting the best out of it