Issue : June 2008
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HR: inhouse or outhouse?Subscription
HR is a necessity but how should practices incorporate it into their structure?
Architecture.MNP was the first microsite for the MyNinjaPlease online network. No, I don't get it either. Other microsites include such topics as green, music, politricks , robotninja, an art store, a Spanish edition and what's called the Pimp's Store. Hoping the latter might be happening ninja street patois for 'architectural design' I clicked, only to be disappointed by such heads as Crack is Wack!!!! and Halloween was sumthin else!!!!.
There used to be a Royal College of Art group called the Anti-Uglies, among them William Wilkins – descendant of the National Gallery architect. No, they weren't early pastiche-classicalists. Rather, in order to encourage good modern design, they ran protests outside crap modern architecture.
Don't make me huntSubscription
Actually make that herd, because your cursor arrow turns into a lasso at Studio Elastico and you find yourself in the sky watching the herding of a lot of cattle.
English Heritage (EH) is calling on Margaret Hodge to list parts of the 1950s BBC Television Centre in Shepherd’s Bush, west London.
Lubetkin Prize and international awardsSubscription
Gianni Botsford's Casa Kike in Costa Rica has won the Lubetkin Prize.
Five times as many people support the development of eco-towns than oppose them, a new government survey claims.
Client of the yearSubscription
Coin Street Community Builders has won the Client of the Year award.
Ten projects have won European Awards, and will also be considered for the Stirling shortlist. See the winning projects.
The Beetham OrganizationSubscription
Hilton Tower, Manchester, Ian Simpson ArchitectsContract Value £60mHolloway Circus Tower, BirminghamIan Simpson ArchitectsContract Value £35m