Legal, Planning, Building Regs, BIM and CPDCovering planning and building regulation updates that will affect you
professionally and financially
Nearly two-fifths (38.4 per cent) of architects work at least 10 hours of overtime every week, most of it unpaid, according to the results of a major new survey
Architects’ willingness to work long hours for ‘their art’ – and the expectation they will continue to do so – are the main factors behind the profession’s overtime predicament, according to commentators
Controversial proposals to redevelop south west London’s New Covent Garden market area with a scheme including a series of high-rise buildings have narrowly won planning permission.
A family has been left ‘horrified’ by a council’s decision to install a ten-level, £40,000 metal ramp in their front garden
Munkenbeck+Partners Architects is suing a company co-founded by one of the sponsors of this year’s British Pavilion at the Venice Biennale for a share of almost £1 million in unpaid fees
This CPD is sponsored by ACO Building Drainage. It aims to help specifiers gain knowledge allowing them to avoid specification risks associated with drainage elements for corrosion resistant and hygienic applications.
NBS, which is part of RIBA Enterprises, has been awarded the contract to develop a new toolkit for Building Information Modelling (BIM)
Health & Safety
Geoff Wilkinson’s Regs: The [HSE’s] Fee For Intervention will recover costs from those who break health and safety laws
Site deaths are on the rise and architects can be prosecuted for unsafe designs, warns Geoff Wilkinson