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It must have been a few minutes after Theresa May’s resounding defeat last night and seconds after Donald Tusk’s tweet about the “only positive solution” that  a Tweet popped up from RIBA Chief Executive Alan Vallance. Like millions of others, Vallance doesn’t want to see us crash out without...

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Local authorities are being invited to bid for grants to turn Britain’s ailing high streets into housing-led ‘community hubs’. The £675m fund will help around 27 town centres that could receive in the region of £55 million each. Only local authorities with town centres facing “significant challenges” are invited...

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Website trends 2019

December 20, 2018

One of our favourite websites is four years old which in web terms is middle-aged. But the shortlisting panel for this year’s Web Awards loved it because the design is simple and it hasn’t dated. It didn’t make the final shortlist for Best Visual Design but it went on...

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David Adjaye – Design Museum David Adjaye’s first show at the Design Museum nine years ago was a heartfelt, low-key show from someone on the cusp of international fame – he had just won the National Museum of African American History and Culture competition. David Adjaye: Making Memory opening...

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Oliver Salway of Softroom has won the Architect Pitch to design to the GP surgery of the future. Salway, who together with Christopher Bagot, set up the practice 22 years ago, will now be invited to discuss its winning concept with NHS Property Services. NHS Property Services has a portfolio...

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