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re: Building safety group ‘deeply concerned’ by developers still building to old standards

It is not particularly important when it comes to developers. I don't think there is a problem. The bigger problem at the moment is Building Control Regulation. I have just read an old piece in B...

In forum Architecture, construction, design, engineering...

3 w ago
re: New year, New me

Thanks everyone. Recovering from a Covid hangover but I thought I'd check back in. I hate to admit it but setting priorities and then sticking to them has recently been a bit of a problem for me. For ...

In forum Architecture, construction, design, engineering...

6 mo ago
New year, New me

Happy New Year everyone. Does anyone have any recommendations for time management techniques? It's amazing the amount of things you can manage to do in a day and yet at the end, it’s like you havent...

In forum Architecture, construction, design, engineering...

6 mo ago
re: Thomas Heatherwick everywhere

Posted by: @foundational Heatherwick then had the audacity to blame Le Corbusier for the "global blandemic" of “uninspired buildings” but the reality is, Le Corbusier's work was considered groundbrea...

In forum Architecture, construction, design, engineering...

9 mo ago
re: A Principal Designer and Contractor become a legal requirement from October

Has anyone else seen this?

In forum Architecture, construction, design, engineering...

9 mo ago
re: ARB education consultation: an update

About time architectural education went through some serious changes. Personally, I think there needs to be more emphasis on construction in education and how to build what you design. The rudiment...

In forum Education

10 mo ago
re: Schools told to close all buildings containing problem RAAC concrete

It seems to me that cost cutting and bad design are causing all the problems. The buildings have been neglected and poorly managed by public bodies causing disasters later on. And I've always wonder...

In forum Architecture, construction, design, engineering...

10 mo ago
re: ARB Site Signboards

Thanks supernova. You put up incredibly useful information. The price for signboards from a signage shop is a tiny amount, twenty pounds at most, and let us get it in perspective, it is absolutely ti...

In forum Architecture, construction, design, engineering...

11 mo ago
re: Poll: Retrofitting and adaptive reuse of existing buildings

Posted by: @nazart It’s just one man's opinion. You have hit the nail on the head. The government has made the final decision on this building and it has nothing to do with planning. I do not under...

In forum Architecture, construction, design, engineering...

12 mo ago
re: Poll: Retrofitting and adaptive reuse of existing buildings

The question is why wouldn’t you retrofit? There is always a way to make use of a building and adapt it to new standards. The biggest problem at the moment are the large developer led projects th...

In forum Architecture, construction, design, engineering...

1 y ago
re: AI is already being used

I have been appalled at Zaha Hadid after reading this - makes me wonder how many interesting projects by them we'll see from now on.

In forum Architecture, construction, design, engineering...

1 y ago
re: AI vs. Architect?

Interesting - I don’t see any creativity in this. There is absolutely no way that AI will make anything original when it is using information that is already out there. I don’t think architects hav...

In forum Design software

1 y ago
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