Unsupported browser

For a better experience please update your browser to its latest version.

Your browser appears to have cookies disabled. For the best experience of this website, please enable cookies in your browser

We use cookies to personalise your experience; learn more in our Privacy and Cookie Policy. You can opt out of some cookies by adjusting your browser settings; see the cookie policy for details. By using this site, you agree to our use of cookies.

Report this comment to a moderator

Please fill in the form below if you think a comment is unsuitable. Your comments will be sent to our moderator for review.
By submitting your information you agree to our Privacy & Cookie Policy.

Report comment to moderator

Required fields.

Headline

RIBA councillor slams delegation to Israel

Comment

Boycott, what boycott? The RIBA is neither boycotting Israel nor Israeli architects. The motion carried by Council simply asks the International Union of Architects to ask the Israeli Institute to respond to Resolution 13 which it passed in 2005, or face suspension, bringing to light an issue of professional ethics. And that's all. The only boycotts are by Jewish organisations against the RIBA in response to the RIBA's refusal to be complicit in what the UN defines as a war crime. Let's get real shall we. There is quite properly a limit to the RIBA's influence, which is why it shouldn't venture into the field of "international working groups" attempting to act as a mediator. Quite properly, as part of its core commitment to architecture and architects, it .already presses for improvements to the planning system. George Oldham.

Posted date

14 November, 2014

Posted time

7:14 pm

required
required
required
required