We are a top 25 practice- we never do competitions. We see no point.
If the NWE have copied the design- that’s illegal and they can be sued. Looking at the images- I’m not sure it’s as clear cut as the article suggests ...
Comment on: Grenfell survivors say Studio E faces ‘serious questions’ over refit following inquiry report
There was great pressure from the victims to expedite the inquiry, so it was entirely right and correct that it has been split in this way.
I am sure that Studio E’s role will be fairly considered in part 2. No one seems to be seriously criticising the findings of part 1. By all accounts the leadership of the fire fighters was a shambles.
I believe the RIBA has become pretty much irrelevant to those of us day to day running practices- I really hope Ben can reconnect with the architectural heartland.
Grenfell and Brexit are wake up calls - time to push firmly forward, before we become even more marginalised.