Before the Covid-19 pandemic, only 5% of the UK labour force worked mainly from home. Post-lockdown, 60% of people say they would like to work from home more often than they did previously. Architects are among this figure but not simply out of choice as practices start to work out how to reconfigure desks...

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The British cabinet now meets on Zoom, court hearings have moved online and banks are shifting millions of pounds every day via home secure systems. Remote working has been a massive experiment that has more or less proved successful – even for architects. So what comes next?   For Joe...

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Many practices had to scrabble to adapt to remote working. First, it was ensuring that everyone had the technology. Then it was learning how to use it effectively. But now practices are realising they also need to maintain a workplace culture if they’re to expect the same loyalty from...

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Epic’s latest version of Twinmotion heralds a new kind of effects-driven architecture ‘Extended realities’ – whether immersive virtual environments or augmented reality overlays – have long promised to revolutionise the way architects create and communicate their work. But it’s video game software, rather than traditional CAD packages that’s finally...

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Telling architecture’s story through video is a great way to communicate how architects work but as a resource it is massively underexploited by practices. There are some practical reasons for this. They can be expensive and for longer films of 30 minutes or more, the only way to reach...

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