October 13th, 2016
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ARCHITECTURE FOR ART’S SAKE

Eddie Heathcote, Architecture & Design critic for the FT makes an interesting point in this year’s edition of ‘Frieze Week’: Once there was an art of architecture within which paintings and sculptures were displayed. Now there is, instead an architecture for art The architecture of museums and galleries has, for centuries, been dislocated from the …more…

May 23rd, 2016
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DIGITAL TECHNOLOGY AT CLERKENWELL DESIGN WEEK

Sto Werkstatt’s new exhibition, One Thing After Another, designed by Sam Jacob Studio, will be unveiled tomorrow as part of Clerkenwell Design Week 2016. Sam Jacob Studio was invited to create a unique installation for the Werkstatt’s gallery space that explores the exchange of information between digital and physical worlds. One Thing After Another starts …more…

March 3rd, 2016
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MIPIM and Me: Graham Parker

In the latest of our MIPIM & Me blogs we spoke to Graham Parker. As editor of the MIPIM News, Graham has been at the heart of the world’s biggest property fair since its inception. When was your first visit to MIPIM? Why did you decide to go? 1990 – I was hired as a …more…

February 29th, 2016
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MIPIM and Me: Melanie Leech

Melanie Leech, CBE, joined the British Property Federation in 2015, following nine years as Director General of the Food and Drink Federation. Her role is to champion UK real estate and to promote a sustainable partnership between governments and the sector to deliver a high quality built environment. When was your first visit to MIPIM? Why …more…

February 26th, 2016
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MIPIM and Me: Peter Murray

For the second in our special blog series in the run-up to MIPIM we spoke to Peter Murray. Peter is the founder of the London Festival of Architecture and the NLA, where he currently serves as Chairman. Trained as an architect, he was an editor of Building Design and RIBA Journal before starting Blueprint in 1983. He is …more…

February 23rd, 2016
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MIPIM and Me: Jackie Sadek

In the first of our special interviews in the run-up to MIPIM we speak to Jackie Sadek, regeneration specialist. When was your first visit to MIPIM? Why did you decide to go? I think it was 1998. I was doing Paddington at the time. We had scrimped the delegates pass money together from the Partnership’s …more…

November 11th, 2015
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HOW I GOT MY FIRST JOB: JOHN MCRAE, DIRECTOR AND CO-OWNER, ORMS

Alcohol changed my life This is not a claim that many will make when explaining how they become an architect but at 18 years post University and the co owner of a successful London practice I often reflect on the good fortune that came from an unfortunate circumstance some 25 years ago. Whilst I played …more…

November 11th, 2015
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OUR LONDON DESIGN FESTIVAL WEEK

Monday: Somerset House I can’t wait to wander around Somerset House, the latest addition to LDF and location of the new and highly anticipated Design Biennale, curated by Chris Turner and due to launch in 2016. 10 Designers in the West Wing features new works by Nendo, Ross Lovegrove, Arik Levy, Edward Barber & Jay …more…

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