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Scottish revolt: leading architects demand shake-up at RIAS


This is all very worrying, with echoes of RIBA on governance and finances 2010 to 2016, right enough Owen Luder Published in the Herald 11th November "Schism in Scottish architecture as 100 architects accuse RIAS of secrecy and "insufficient financial accountability" MORE than 150 of Scotland’s leading architects have launched an unprecedented attack on their professional body, accusing it of being financially inept and a “secretive and autocratic” organisation. The group, calling itself A New Chapter, delivered the damning assessment of the 100-year-old Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland (RIAS) in an open letter. In it the architects, who includes luminaries such as Malcolm Fraser and Jude Barber said: “We are concerned at what we see as a lack of effectiveness, poor governance and insufficient financial accountability in Scottish architecture’s professional body."

Posted date

11 November, 2017

Posted time

10:20 am