Comment on: The coach: Should we avoid appointing a woman?
Although RIBAnet is defunct, ArchitectNet is alive and well and a good source of information and advice from fellow professionals. It is open to all ARB registered architects and you can find it here http://architecture.boardhost.com/index.php.
Comment on: 'Jane' - the story of an architect
Love the drawings!
Comment on: Jane Duncan: What I'll do as next RIBA president
Which 'Function of Architect' do you want to protect? They are many and varied!
A tie? How dull. He's an architect. He's supposed to look a bit alternative.
Is it small practice bashing week? There is an article in BD expressing the opinion that a small practice cannot possibly change into a large practice. Here is an article saying that small practices do not have the business 'savvy' to grow. Many of the large practices around today started off small. Some practices prefer to stay that way. There are some very large practices whose lack of business acumen far surpasses anything seen in small practice: not paying their employees at all, for example.