From Monday, all of BDP’s 500 UK and Ireland staff will be working remotely from home. Radek Kaminski, web and intranet manager at the practice, the country’s biggest after Foster + Partners, was on leave when coronavirus struck. He recounts the race against time to get ‘the virtual studio’...

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As a subject, architects’ idiosyncratic working practices should be a gift to filmmakers. But it rarely is. Sometimes this is because the filmmaker is too in awe of his subject, for example in Tomas Koolhaas’s documentary about his father. More often it is because the raison d’etre is promotional...

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Thomas Coombes of Studio Thomas on working with Threefold Architects that won the Best Visual Design category in the 2019 Archiboo Awards What are some of the classic mistakes architects make with their websites? It’s about the need to make architecture more accessible and I think one common mistake is trying...

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These are strange, unprecedented times.  Where I live, Amsterdam, they have shut down all cafes and restaurants, schools, museums and much more. As lockdowns take hold in various countries, we are being asked to undertake many things that may not be normal, like working from home. In my case,...

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With MIPIM, the Milan Furniture Fair and the Venice Biennale all postponed, what’s so irreplaceable about them anyway asks Oliver Salway. Even without the coronavirus outbreak, using so much energy to transport delegates and artefacts to industry events across the globe and to construct temporary installations with a mayfly-like...

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