change defining who is eligible for honorary fellowships, a major revolution is proposed. Under the proposal you could be eligible even if you are qualified for chartered membership. Until now, the rule has been that if you could be an RIBA member because you have done the exams etc, then you should not be eligible for honorary membership. What has happened to justify the change? We have the shining example of Paul Williams , of Stanton Williams, who was an honorary fellow but then finished his formal exams and became a full member. More like him, please.
You have to laugh at the things people say about proposed new buildings.
A report in the Sunday Times has residents who live near the Albert Hall (London, not the Albert Halls, Bolton) moaning about the planned Nick Grimshaw extension for the Royal College of Art. The building is an ellipse, which has sparked fury in the minds