Glasgow-based practice O’DonnellBrown has won the Architect Pitch held last week in central London. The young practice’s director Jennifer O’Donnell showed a series of self-initiated projects, including an outdoor classroom, impressing the panel with its understanding of how young people have been impacted by the pandemic. The panel was...

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Creating a mobile app to help architects run a practice has been a long, sometimes frustrating journey and one that’s taken Gbolade Design Studio out of its comfort zone explains co-founder Lanre Gbolade. One year on from winning the Architect Pitch with MyPart3 App, an iOS mobile resource for...

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The high street has been at death’s door for over a decade and finally it has the chance to live again. I have lost count of the number of events I’ve attended about the future of the high street. Each one had an interesting idea or two but the...

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Seven architects have been shortlisted to pitch ideas for post-pandemic housing that addresses the needs of young people to a panel led by residential developer HUB with the winning practice invited to work with HUB on a forthcoming project. The architects are: Al-Jawad Pike; Citizens Design Bureau; O’DonnellBrown; Hall...

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The lockdown has thrown up huge challenges for developers but as the economy starts to reopen thoughts are turning to the opportunities post Covid-19 says HUB’s managing director, Damien Sharkey. What are some of the challenges facing development in the wake of Covid?  The biggest thing is uncertainty. The...

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