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What does the Localism Bill Mean for Architects?

…asked Building Design’s online magazine this week. I was asked for a few well-chosen words for a ‘Vox Pop’ piece, specifically in connection with the Community Right to Build. Their edited version fo my contribution is here (behind BD pay-wall, I’m … Continue reading

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Roofs Across Fields #3

I talked in the last post about how growing trees can change the appearance of an urban edge over time, which reminded me…

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A Busy Weekend at Ruralise…

…thanks to a tweet by Ellis Woodman. Thanks again, Ellis!

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Rural Simplicity?

A few pages on from my recent letter in Building Design (BD) was a piece on architect David Kohn’s recently completed project, Stable Acre in Norfolk. The long, low house incorporates the remains of a brick stable-block, but appears almost … Continue reading

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Thanks Building Design Magazine!

…for running my letter in this week’s edition. If you’ve come here from BD, welcome. Let me know if you found anything on the site interesting, and do keep an eye on me here – there’s plenty more to come.

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Architectural Press Showing Interest…

Weekly construction-industry newspaper Building Design covers last week’s announcement of the new lower threshold of support for a Community Right to Build (CRTB) project. The RIBA mentioned the Planning Officers’ Society consultation response in its Members’ Newsletter last week. Prior to … Continue reading

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