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1. CO3. A volatile gas produced by filtering 'carbon dioxide issues' through a windbag.
2. Alchitect. A blurred visionary.
3. Afforwardable. Type of low-cost housing that is conceived in situ, then permanently deferred.
4. 'McCloud'. A forceful sigh, exhaled before conceding that something might just work.
5. Platitudinum. Recycled material used as a covering for cultural landmarks.
6. Urbacious. Gritty, metropolitan style that totally rocks, dude.
7. Iconista. Someone who venerates, or is serially responsible for, buildings that look like sweets from Woolworths.
8. Brownfield. Playing field with a gradient favourable to the PFI team.
9. Farrell-vault. A cache of masterplans referencing the genius of Barcelona.
10. Hodge. To create uncertainty by talking bollocks.

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