The voters will not forgive the government if the "planned" expansion of PDR without proper thought does not deliver the kind of better housing the voters have in mind.
So proud and pleased to have benefited when Lionheart was Belsize Architect's Poet-in-Residence last year from his probing challenges and insights into both us as architects and the buildings we design - or dream of designing.
If clients don't have a better way of finding the very best people to achieve their true objectives, nothing else will change. I agree with those who say that procurement reform is critical to achieving all the other aspirations.
While some may be concerned about the singling out of architects, this can also be seen as a very welcome step in heightening the overall professional standing of architects within the built environment ecosystem and indeed in society as a whole .
Reinforcing real public understanding of the value architects bring, whether in safety, environmental, financial or design terms, must be right at the top of the list of priorities of the President of the RIBA.
Build Build Build is dangerously simplistic and could be disastrous for the environment which belongs to all of us.
Those who effectively argue above that the important word in the call for action Build Back Better is "Better" need all the support we can give them.