A brick of a book

I’ve been carrying New Architects 4 up and down the stairs for the last week, but that’s not something I...

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Images and words – pitching one against the other

Tanisha Raffiudin and I spent Wednesday lunchtime running a storytelling workshop hosted by Women in Architecture. We had a lot...

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How to tell a great story about architecture – in words and images

Telling great stories is one of the best ways of winning clients, changing minds, and sparking conversation. But if you...

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Jargon is a strange thing

I think of jargon as a kind of ‘short-cut between colleagues’ – something we lean on when we've said something...

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Word-tinkering: my two-week challenge

It’s funny how often people whose business is communication – and I’m really talking about myself here – can’t quite...

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A place to hang out?

I’ve always been a LinkedIn sceptic, posting only reluctantly and sporadically. But yesterday I posted something about how much I...

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Website content: a quickstart guide just for architects

If you want the words on your website to work harder, these simple instructions are written with you in mind:...

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Do we grapple with the same things?

I imagine the feedback process is just as pitfall-strewn for architects and designers as it is for writers like me....

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ArkiBee – a new platform for people who work with architects

There are quite a few of us who work with architects – writers, communications specialists, photographers, business coaches, web designers,...

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Blogs that get it right

I've been thinking about blogs – specifically ones I like and how different they all are. A blog doesn’t have...

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Five websites worth checking out

Sometimes it’s by seeing what others have done well that you can be inspired to do things better yourself. So,...

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We’ve done it at last!

If you find award submissions tricky, then you’re exactly the kind of person Nikita Morell and I have been thinking...

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