Degree & Diploma @ Mac
Got job at RRP
Started own practice
Bought 2 cad workstations 1987 so we could stay small
trained all our own staff whenever possible
Started second company to provide specialist support to Architects and Contractors on over-complicated designs
Started third company for modular design and manufacture
Working UK, Europe, Middle East, Far East at various times
Try and only work with clients we know, like, and trust.
Despair at lack of leadership from RIBA
Don't know what ARB does (are they even called that these days?)
Good questions, everyone knows London needs homes for the people who work there, and especially who don't pull in financial-sector wages and bonuses. Where they might live, and in what conditions they live, should be under constant debate.
If any of these Councils were serious, they should be compulsory - purchasing land to a Masterplanned solution, or central government should be handing over publicly-owned Railway, Gasometer, Post Office, waste-land etc. etc. for proper neighbourhoods.
Blackmailing the private developers to modify rubbish greedy schemes to shoehorn in 35% social housing is pretty much a guarantee to get random and daft ideas. If you are going to tax them to get the funds, just do it openly.
Comment on: How much did Patrik Schumacher earn last year?
This sounds suspiciously like some mischievous negative PR; does the gentleman have any 'enemies' ..... ?
Was the original cost plan accurate?
We never hear if that's the case; it seems to be often implied that the design is behind the new figure
They are always surprised when they have to add VAT. That's usually the first sign that the number is of course, not the number.
She thinks the MPs and Civil Servants can stick to the brief????
Never in the history of government I suspect, have those who aren't paying for it been able to keep their sticky noses off the case.