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Surveillance invades all walks of life

A central theme of Winterschool 98, held last week at Sheffield school of architecture, was surveillance. While of course entirely coincidental, it is deeply ironic that the students should have adopted a subject very dear to the hearts of those at the Architects' Registration Board who have been so anxious to promote a duty of surveillance within the new arb Code of Conduct. In my previous columns I have warned of the dangers of a professional code that requires architects to report ...

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