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With the inquiry’s second phase set to resume next week, Richard Waite and Ella Jessel look at how its few first days offered a devastating insight into the chaotic mess behind the tower’s refurbishment
The latest in a new AJ series looking at architects who have saved buildings from the bulldozers or brought them back from the brink of ruin
Architects have welcomed calls by Historic England to slash VAT on retrofit, but warn that barriers to reusing buildings still remain. Richard Waite reports
With the Grenfell Tower Inquiry set to restart next week (2 March) the AJ tries to unpick what we have learned so far and make sense of who is being blamed, for what, and why
MIPIM, the annual international property fair in south-east France, will go ahead next month despite concerns over the spread of coronavirus across Europe
Historic England has called on the government to slash VAT on renovation in a bid to remove a major brake on retrofit work
ArkleBoyce has submitted revised plans for a site in York’s central conservation area, swapping its designs for a wheelchair-friendly house with a proposal for four holiday flats
Feilden Clegg Bradley to design long-term replacement for RSHP’s pop-up Lewisham housingSubscription
Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios (FCBS) has been picked to build a permanent housing development on the plot of RSHP’s PLACE/Ladywell pop-up homes scheme in south London
Manchester-based practice Ollier Smurthwaite has lodged plans for five off-grid, flood-proof homes in a valley east of Oldham
The latest in a series of practice profiles looking at architects who have recently decided to go it alone