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Four years on from sharing his chilling statistics behind the UK’s “the almost frightening” housing crisis with an archiboo audience, London planning guru James Wickham today remains as sceptical as ever that either government or the market can deliver. “It’s just gone further and further up the political radar and...

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“I hadn’t expected to have such mixed emotions but the fact is next week Duggan Morris will cease to exist,” says Joe Morris about the practice he and his ex-partner Mary Duggan set up 14 years ago. That was last week.Today sees the 50-strong practice rebranded as Morris +...

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Over the years I’ve written a fair amount about practice names and what it’s taught me is there’s no hard and fast rules for choosing one that works. At the recent Identi-kucha event about practice names, Argent partner Nick Searl said: “When it comes to choosing an architect, the name doesn’t...

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A  government commissioned report to examine what can be done to speed up the slow rate of house building on major sites, makes for interesting reading says Gus Zogolovitch. Another week, another housing minister. Dominic Raab lasted six months in the job and is the eighth housing minister in...

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Instagram has launched a major new feature IGTV – the platform’s attempt to take on YouTube. Social media platforms seem to release new features all the time but does IGTV actually have any relevance to architects? What is IGTV? While you can already post videos on Instagram, it’s limited to just...

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