By continuing to use the site you agree to our Privacy & Cookies policy

Your browser seems to have cookies disabled. For the best experience of this website, please enable cookies in your browser.

Close

Your browser is no longer supported

For the best possible experience using our website we recommend you upgrade to a newer version or another browser.

Close

Summertime, and the living can get a whole lot easier

At this time of year, the mind becomes more expansive and we look for challenges and opportunities that will feed us for the long winter months of work. This is the season of the summer-school workshop, usually associated with students. But as I get older, I feel it is more important that these events are directed at those who have been qualified for a while. As we see from the development of climbing, new inventions come out of new forms of play: for example, 'free climbing', without ...

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 53,000+ articles 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
SUBSCRIBE & GET INSTANT ACCESS
or
The searchable digital buildings archive with drawings from more than 1,500 projects

AJ newsletters