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Monthly Archives: October 2012

We won’t tread on your dreams

In yesterday’s copy of The Sunday Telegraph, an interesting article on the latest Grand Designs series noted an important lesson Kevin McCloud has learn’t after 14 years of working with people building their dream home – ‘it is dangerous to tread on peoples dreams. Building one’s dream home, be it nest or castle, is to obey […]

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Let there be a bit less light

I was interested to read Kevin Mcloud’s article in the Sunday Telegraph this weekend suggesting that it was time to ease up on the ‘glass walls and big white boxes’. He made a very relevant and accurate observation – too much glass is a bad thing. Most clients these days ask for as much light […]

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BDTweetup Winchester

The #bdtweetup in Winchester was a great evening and good opportunity to catch up with other architects in the city. Peter Murray’s talk, ‘So you want to be famous’ on being a successful architect was inspiring and is in aid of Article 25 and the Architects’ Benevolent Society.

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Building for Life 12 launched

CABE/Design Council yesterday launched the new Building for Life 12. A copy can be downloaded from: http://www.designcouncil.org.uk/Documents/Documents/OurWork/CABE/Building%20for%20Life/Building%20for%20Life%2012.pdf The document is intended to reflect their vision of what new housing developments should be: attractive, functional and sustainable places. It is based on the new National Planning Policy Framework and the Government’s commitment to build more homes, better homes […]

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