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While self-build or custom build have long been talked about, the concept has struggled to take off, mainly due to the difficulty of obtaining land. But several new start-ups are set to change all that. One is Land Converter which advertises itself as “specialists in buying and developing unused and awkward...

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Hot on the heels of the Mayor’s Draft London Plan to build more homes on the capital’s unused sites, a new developer with a fresh concept in fast-track modular housing targeting gardens, garages and old brown-field sites is already in business. “The Mayor’s initiative came very nicely for us....

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Mark Shaw of studioshaw has won the Architect Pitch at MIPIM UK. Mark, who set up his practice 18 months ago, was chosen by HB Reavis and will now work with the developer on a commercial building in Farringdon alongside lead architect John Robertson Architects. Shaw’s pitch centred on...

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The Architect Pitch is the only regular forum for architects to pitch their practice to a panel of clients and be given honest and insightful feedback in a supportive environment. For the client, the Architect Pitch is a chance to hear from architects first-hand and put them through their paces...

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Architects are alert to the fact that where the web is concerned they still have a massive amount of catching up to do. But judging from the 2017 Archiboo Web Awards, this has now started in earnest. Some of the mistakes architects made, such as designing their website themselves...

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