in the news
Last month's RIBA Council was made quite memorable (no, really) by one moment of pure theatre from the honorary treasurer, Colin James. During a dicussion about the assets of the institute, he showed a bar chart of all the normal numbers you'd expect - but then drew gasps from all sides of the chamber by standing to show what the library and special collections bar would look like if it was drawn to the same scale. Up he sprang and unfurled the mother of all charts, A4 sheet after A4 ...
Subscribe to the AJ from £3 per week
GET INSTANT ACCESS
for less than 46p a day
Join thousands of professionals who already subscribe to the Architects' Journal.
You’ll get instant access to read this article - and 50,000 others like it.
- Trusted industry news & analysis, wherever you need itUnlimited online access and weekly magazine delivery – now also available on iPad/iPhone
- Get ideas, get inside buildings and check precedentsBuildings Library – images, drawings and plans for exemplar projects in British architecture
- Planning & regulation – what you need to know Protect your practice - the AJ keeps you up-to-date with changes to regulations and legislation
For less than the cost of a pint you can have the magazine, iPad edition, full access to TheAJ.co.uk and the amazing AJBuildingsLibrary.co.uk. Subscribe now and experience architecture from a British perspective. The AJ - it's your journal.