RIBA welcomes Government’s commitment to homes

The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has reacted positively to the proposals related to housing in the Queen’s Speech.

One was that the Housing Bill will extend the right-to-buy-scheme. This change will (more…)

Designer believes in virtual future for architecture

In a recent interview, artist Olivier Demangel predicted that architects will increasingly use 3D goggles as part of the design process.

Speaking to Dezeen, Demangel believed that within five years architects will be able to (more…)

North Wales home featured on Grand Designs

A popular architectural programme returned to our screens in September, with the first episode featuring a modern glass house perched on a cliff that is eroding at an alarming rate.

The episode of Grand Designs, which was aptly named (more…)

Brutalist buildings join National Heritage List

Some daring choices have been made by English Heritage when selecting the latest additions to the National Heritage List, with four modern buildings taking the honours and (more…)

RIBA considers awards for lasting designs

Recent reports suggest that the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) is considering a new “test of time” category as part of their RIBA awards scheme.

At the moment, sustainability awards for (more…)

North West buildings win RIBA awards

Some important buildings, old and new, in the North West of England, have won regional awards in the 2013 RIBA awards.

RIBA, or the Royal Institute of British Architects, holds its (more…)

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