Journal

How to write a better website bio

18th Apr 2018

Heads up: I send out occasional emails with writing tips and other tricks of my trade, and this quick-fire guide […]

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A blog for Archiboo

7th Feb 2018

I’ve been a fan of Archiboo ever since becoming involved in the business of architecture, and I was one of […]

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Top 10 Conversations around Architecture 2017

20th Dec 2017

Here, in the reductive spirit of the end of the year, are my top 10 ‘conversations around architecture’ of 2017. […]

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Driving fast and writing badly

6th Nov 2017

Words are important: they change minds, they make things happen, and they bring what’s on the inside onto the outside. […]

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Writing for your website

21st Sep 2017

Blank pages – or blank documents on your screen – are all depressingly similar. Whether your particular blank page is […]

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How to write (the simple version)

19th Jul 2017

Words can be tough: strangely tough for people who call themselves writers and weigh up each and every one, but […]

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Judging the Archiboo Web Awards

15th Jun 2017

I’m delighted to be joining the beat of my own drum to that of Archiboo. For me, the last few […]

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Architecture as a spectator sport

28th Apr 2017

Sometimes it’s lovely to be out of the hot seat and firmly in the background, which is exactly where I […]

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Architects and the blank page

28th Mar 2017

Architectural jargon is quite something. I’ve come across a fine collection of words just this morning: ‘linear plan’, ‘visible mass’, […]

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Thoughts on algorithms

3rd Mar 2017

I’ve been trawling architects’ websites for things that I like, and, now that such things relate directly to my job, […]

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