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‘Masterplanning doesn't always mean top-down’ Video

1-Sep-2015

Urban accupuncture in the London town of Rainham could help to redefine master planning

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Louis Kahn, don’t stop talking! Architecture needs you more than ever

1-Sep-2015 | By Norman Weinstein

Two new books of and about Kahn talking provoke, re-frame and defy convention

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Competitions: editor's pick 04.09.15

1-Sep-2015 | By

Client advisors for the Houses of Parliament renewal, regenerating Milford Dock and a prison conversion for Canterbury Christ Church University. The editor’s pick of this week’s top competitions

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Build UK CEO: We don't want another Construction Confederation

1-Sep-2015 | By

To mark the launch of Build UK, chief executive Suzannah Nichol tells Construction News how main and specialist contractors will work together and why her organisation will not go the same way as the Construction Confederation.

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Board members and action plan revealed for Build UK

1-Sep-2015 | By

The contractor representatives overseeing Build UK’s strategy have been revealed today, as the new organisation released an action plan to coincide with its launch.

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Updated: Imtech UK's water, waste and energy business under threat

31-Aug-2015 | By

Exclusive: Imtech UK’s water, waste and energy business is understood to be under threat of administration, with 69 jobs to be lost if it goes under.

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‘It draws on the past not as a site of lost authenticity but as a rich seam of fantasy’

31-Aug-2015 | By

The Landmark Building in Nieuw-Bergen, the Netherlands by Monadnock

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Writing Buildings conference, July 2016: call for papers

30-Aug-2015

Kent School of Architecture is holding a conference in collaboration with the AR, bringing together different traditions of writing about historic buildings

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Jean Dubuffet: architect without walls

29-Aug-2015 | By Kent Minturn

The pioneer of Art Brut was a prolific architect, designing countless richly patterned structures that rejected the Modernist grid