Architecture as a spectator sport

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

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

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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Taking words seriously

I wish architects would take their words more seriously. Some do, of course, but it’s still a rare treat to...

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