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 ...
Of the top 50 profit-making architecture firms in 1993, only 10 are now in the current top 50, says Plimsoll Publishing. Within this group, average pre-tax profits have risen from 6 per cent in 1993 to 10 per cent in the latest year.
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