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Debunking the architecture school rankings

The schools are doing fine regardless of The Guardian’s rankings, says Rory Olcayto

Darbishire Place by Niall McLaughlin Architects

The great housing face-off

It’s the RIBA Stirling Prize shortlist’s housing projects that say most about British architecture today, says Rory Olcayto


Be confident Historic England and admit you got it wrong on Robin Hood Gardens

23-Jun-2015 | By

Seven years ago Historic England’s predecessor took a populist rather than an expert line over the listing of the east London estate, argues Will Hurst


Will Hurst: 'RIBA winners still delight despite climate of austerity'

18-Jun-2015 | By

This year’s winning schemes have overcome severe budgetary constraints through ingenuity and close co-operation with clients


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

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Hellman files #172

24-Jul-2015 | By Louis Hellman

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

No 1 Poultry (taken in 2008)

No1 Poultry may be ugly but it should still be listed

8-Jul-2015 | By Owen Hatherley

Ugly as it is in many respects, Stirling’s strange, obsessively detailed Number One Poultry nevertheless deserves a listing, says Owen Hatherley


Insuring against the worst

24-Jul-2015 | By Mark Klimt

Legalese: Make sure your professional indemnity insurance reflects a realistic level of risk for the project in hand, says Mark Klimt

Tape measure

New regulations should bring forward much-needed new homes

15-Jul-2015 | By Geoff Wilkinson

Continuing his look at changes to the Building Regs this October, Geoff Wilkinson sets out the key changes to access to dwellings