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Ian Goulty

Ian Goulty

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  • Comment on: Universities don't exist to create oven-ready students

    Ian Goulty's comment 9-Feb-2015 4:48 pm

    I guess the question is what are Universities supposed to do for their 9 big ones per year? I certainly embarked on the training with the belief that I was being trained to be ready to practice as an Architect. If universities don't want to be required to 'train' architects maybe they should tell the truth on open day that they think it isn't their job to train you as ready for practice. Better yet, maybe the RIBA and ARB should make it an accreditation requirement that universities tell students this before they sign up. I wonder how many students would sign up to racking up this massive debts if this was the case..........

  • Comment on: Spending watchdog slams running costs of BBC's Broadcasting House

    Ian Goulty's comment 22-Jan-2015 5:15 pm

    which equivalent spaces has it been compared with? Do those spaces work round the clock at full tilt?- pretty much 2-3 times more hours of activity per day than most offices or businesses. Have they really managed to exclude the specialist spaces and equipment from comparisons? Extra powerful editing computers running round the clock? Office areas used for broadcasting out of round the clock. Not really sure I believe it to be honest. Sounds like someone hasn't really thought about what the BBC actually does in its buildings.

  • Comment on: Micro-homes: part of the solution or part of the problem?

    Ian Goulty's comment 15-Jan-2015 12:51 pm

    Is anybody promoting these micro homes actually living in one long term while expending absolutely every spare penny they have on it? The answer to London's housing problem is to find a solution that deals with it, not to provide an answer which simply compounds and perpetuates it. Find a way to reduce the demand by making the rest of the country a better option.

  • Comment on: Boris approves Garden Bridge

    Ian Goulty's comment 19-Dec-2014 5:11 pm

    Its another bloody development in London, lets face it,while the rest of the country goes down the toilet the money for this will be found.

  • Comment on: Boris to announce Garden Bridge decision on Friday

    Ian Goulty's comment 18-Dec-2014 2:55 pm

    Any number of other towns and cities across the country could see massive and substantial regeneration projects for the cost of yet another project in London that simply contributes to its congestion, its drain on public funding, the increased desire of business to locate there instead of across other areas of the country and the subsequent impoverishment of the rest of the UK. London is a bit like the biggest out of town shopping centre in the entire UK, maybe the world.

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