Roger Scruton, chair of the government’s new Building Better, Building Beautiful commission, has attacked contemporary architecture in a provocative speech calling for a return to traditional design based on the Classical orders
The latest AJ features building studies of four housing projects: Ordnance Road in Enfield by Peter Barber Architects; Hortsley retirement housing in East Sussex by RCKa; Barbauld Road in Stoke Newington by Stephen Taylor Architects; and Anderston Regeneration Phases 4 and 5 in Glasgow by Collective Architecture. PLUS The AJ’s Parenting Survey shows architecture is struggling to adapt to a flexible ...
The RIBA is planning to rejoin the Architects'Council of Europe, sharing the £36,000 fee with the ARB. And 13 December's council will also hear that the institute has a new pension scheme, as of April.
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