Majority of UK’s architects working flat out

The latest Royal Institute of Architects (RIBA) future trends survey is once again showing that demand for the services of architects is (more…)

RIBA explains what the budget means for architects

The July 2015 budget contained changes that are set to have a big impact on architects, changes that the (more…)

Architectural practices expect to employ more staff

The latest Royal Institute of British Architecture Future Trends Survey shows that despite a fall in the number of public sector projects, the UK’s architects still feel that demand overall, will grow.

There seems to be a growing demand for (more…)

RIBA aims to encourage architects to volunteer in Nepal

Recently, the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) announced that it was looking for designers to help provide support and aid to the people of Nepal.

In a press release, the organisation explained that there were several ways for architects to (more…)

Most architects are currently gainfully employed

Underemployment amongst architect is at its lowest since January 2009, when the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) first started to measure architectural employment trends.

In December, 2014, the number of architects in North Wales and the rest of the (more…)

RIBA announces plans for an exhibition of Mackintosh’s work

Next year, architects and members of the public will have the chance to view some of the drawings and models that the great Scottish architect Charles Rennie Mackintosh produced during his life.

The Royal Institute of (more…)

Review of the Architects Registration Board system released

A government review of the Architects Registration Board (ARB) has concluded that there is still a need for light touch regulation of British architects.

In 1997, Parliament established ARB to (more…)

Chester architects join local design panel

In the future, Cheshire West and Chester Council’s planning committee will have access to reports produced by a new Design Review Panel.

The panel is there to encourage (more…)

Architect advises failing areas to stop focusing on retail

A report looking into the problem of Britain’s failing high streets has recently been released by a group called the Future Spaces Foundation.

The group, which was founded by the architect who designed London’s famous ‘Gherkin’ building (more…)

Royal Academy celebrates the work of Richard Rogers

Work by the renowned architect Richard Rogers, who recently turned 80, is currently on display at London’s Royal Academy in an exhibition titled ‘Inside Out’.

This title refers to Rogers’ practice of putting elements that are normally internal, such as pipes and (more…)

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