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L\'Obscurier - June 2015

L’Obscurier - a message to the AJ

3-Jun-2015 | By L’Obscurier

To the Editor, Architects’ Journal. Do not open until June 2015

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L’Obscurier Christ-mas special

23-Dec-2014 | By L’Obscurier

Here are the diaries of L’Obscurier– the hugely influential artist, architect, sculptor, painter and social engineer who revolutionised the way we think about the built environment and then drowned in the Mediterranean

Illustration by Hanna Melin

The diaries of L’Obscurier

2-May-2014 | By L’Obscurier

The hugely influential artist, architect, sculptor, painter and social engineer revolutionised the way we think about the built environment and then drowned in the Mediterranean

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The diaries of L’Obscurier

18-Apr-2014 | By L’Obscurier

The hugely influential artist, architect, sculptor, painter and social engineer revolutionised the way we think about the built environment and then drowned in the Mediterranean

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The diaries of L’Obscurier

11-Apr-2014 | By L’Obscurier

The hugely influential artist, architect, sculptor, painter and social engineer revolutionised the way we think about the built environment and then drowned in the Mediterranean

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The diaries of L’Obscurier

4-Apr-2014 | By L’Obscurier

The hugely influential artist, architect, sculptor, painter and social engineer revolutionised the way we think about the built environment and then drowned in the Mediterranean

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The diaries of L’Obscurier

28-Mar-2014 | By L’Obscurier

The hugely influential artist, architect, sculptor, painter and social engineer revolutionised the way we think about the built environment and then drowned in the Mediterranean

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The diaries of L’Obscurier

21-Mar-2014 | By L’Obscurier

The hugely influential artist, architect, sculptor, painter and social engineer revolutionised the way we think about the built environment and then drowned in the Mediterranean

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The diaries of L’Obscurier

14-Mar-2014 | By L’Obscurier

The hugely influential artist, architect, sculptor, painter and social engineer revolutionised the way we think about the built environment and then drowned in the Mediterranean

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The diaries of L’Obscurier

7-Mar-2014 | By L’Obscurier

The hugely influential artist, architect, sculptor, painter and social engineer revolutionised the way we think about the built environment and then drowned in the Mediterranean

Illustration by Hanna Melin

The diaries of L’Obscurier

28-Feb-2014 | By L’Obscurier

The hugely influential artist, architect, sculptor, painter and social engineer revolutionised the way we think about the built environment and then drowned in the Mediterranean

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The diaries of L’Obscurier

21-Feb-2014 | By L’Obscurier

The hugely influential artist, architect, sculptor, painter and social engineer revolutionised the way we think about the built environment and then drowned in the Mediterranean

illustration by Hanna Melin

The diaries of L’Obscurier

14-Feb-2014 | By L’Obscurier

The hugely influential artist, architect, sculptor, painter and social engineer revolutionised the way we think about the built environment and then drowned in the Mediterranean

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The diaries of L’Obscurier

7-Feb-2014 | By L’Obscurier

The hugely influential artist, architect, sculptor, painter and social engineer revolutionised the way we think about the built environment and then drowned in the Mediterranean

Illustration by Hanna Melin

The diaries of L’Obscurier

31-Jan-2014 | By L’Obscurier

The hugely influential artist, architect, sculptor, painter and social engineer revolutionised the way we think about the built environment and then drowned in the Mediterranean

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The diaries of L’Obscurier

24-Jan-2014 | By L’Obscurier

The hugely influential artist, architect, sculptor, painter and social engineer revolutionised the way we think about the built environment and then drowned in the Mediterranean

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The diaries of L’Obscurier

17-Jan-2014 | By L’Obscurier

The hugely influential artist, architect, sculptor, painter and social engineer revolutionised the way we think about the built environment and then drowned in the Mediterranean

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The diaries of L’Obscurier

10-Jan-2014 | By L’Obscurier

The hugely influential artist, architect, sculptor, painter and social engineer revolutionised the way we think about the built environment and then drowned in the Mediterranean

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Spitalfields Trust: 'There's a fundamental failure of understanding'

25-Aug-2015 | By Oliver Leigh-Wood

Oliver Leigh-Wood of The Spitalfields Trust hits back at claims the campaigning conservation group had pedalled ‘mistruths’ about British Land’s rejected proposals for Norton Folgate

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Jennings: 'People are tired of being duped by developers'

24-Aug-2015 | By Will Jennings

Will Jennings, the organiser of the contest seeking rival ideas to Heatherwick Studios’ contentious Garden Bridge, on why people are ‘tired of being marketed to, rather than talked to’

FAT cover - 21 August 2015 - AJ special issue

RIBA should buy the FAT archive

21-Aug-2015 | By

There must be a cupboard somewhere full of FAT’s drawings, models, and photographs and the RIBA should get its hands on it, says Rory Olcayto

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Finch lunches with FAT

21-Aug-2015 | By

Lunch should be part of the working day, not just a break from it, says Paul Finch

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Name that tomb

21-Aug-2015 | By

Ian Martin designs an austere deathpod

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It’s coming from inside the house

21-Aug-2015 | By Will Wiles

What will the haunted house symbolise in the future? asks Will Wiles

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The Death and Life of the Architect

21-Aug-2015 | By FAT

How can a profession established in the 19th century survive in the light of the political, economic, technical and social change of the 21st? asks FAT

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Robert Sakula: 'Government has turned its back on zero carbon housing'

11-Aug-2015 | By Robert Sakula

By scrapping zero carbon homes the government is wasting the knowledge the industry has already gained, says Robert Sakula

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Into Darkest London

7-Aug-2015 | By

Ian Martin finds a novel solution to the empty homes scandal

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Music reveals how city users have their own ways of exploring it

7-Aug-2015 | By Owen Hatherley

The fertile combination of city and sound has never been properly explored, but architects could learn much from it, says Owen Hatherley

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Architects must engage public on emotional level to win planning

6-Aug-2015 | By

Sincere engagement with the public on an emotional level is vital, says Rory Olcayto

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Fighting the preservationists

6-Aug-2015 | By

Everything was new once – so why be frightened of the future? asks Paul Finch

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Henderson: 'The planning reforms are an assault on decent place-making'

6-Aug-2015 | By Kate Henderson

Kate Henderson, chief executive of the Town and Country Planning Association, claims recent reforms are undermining and devaluing the planning system