Here comes September and the party season. One among a plethora of events is the launch of Hawkins\ Brown's new book on 17 September. Published by Black Dog, its title echoes the backslash in the practice's name, calling itself &\also. Intrigued? Then go to the practice's newly relaunched website. Look under the heading 'alsoness' and you call up the following text: 'Alsoness is a place where the least likely things may happen, where extra curricula (sic) activities are shared and collaborations celebrated.This is where Hawkins\Brown engages in andness.'Want more? A piece of flashing text reads: 'Even half believing there is an afterlife will help understand how we go about refurbishments.'They can't have got religious too?