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Mark Shaw, winner of the last Architect Pitch talks to Archiboo about distilling your ideas down to three minutes and what’s happened since. How much did you prepare and what tips do you have? We really invested a lot. The most challenging thing is trying to get across enough...

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Clients aren’t basing their decision to hire you on your portfolio of projects –they’re looking for a practice whose vision is a good fit with their goals. More than anything else, you need to show you can bring real value to their business. This is what our judges say...

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Architects are increasingly being asked “to work for nothing” by museums and galleries because of a worrying trend by public institutions to blur the distinction between tenders and competitions. Malcolm Reading, whose consultancy Malcolm Reading Consultants (MRC) is the leading private organiser of architecture competitions said: “Basically public institutional...

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Archiboo together with Rare Space is holding a half-day conference for architects wanting to develop their own schemes. Topics will cover finding land, buying land, case studies and marketing and selling your development. Speakers will include representatives from the GLA that has just announced details of the first 10...

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The phrase ‘writing workshop for architects’ doesn’t exactly trip off the tongue, but I’m hoping it won’t be long before it does. Over the last few months I’ve found that herding a group of architects into a room with just me, some paper and pens, and then shutting the...

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