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Practice

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AJ poll: 40% of architects working more than 10 hours overtime a week

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

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Architects’ willingness to work long hours blamed for overtime culture

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

Former Fosters' chief joins Zaha Hadid Architects

Former Foster + Partners’ chief executive Mouzhan Majidi is to join Zaha Hadid Architects (ZHA)

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CPD

ACO CPD

CPD: Materials for corrosion resistant and hygienic drainage

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.

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Health & Safety

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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

Digital edition

AJ Spec

AJ Specification, November 2014

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