We are seeing practices use Twitter, Facebook and Instagram in smart and creative ways. And then there’s LinkedIn – the black sheep of the social media world, at least for architects.The good news is that LinkedIn has changed. In many ways the platform has remembered it is actually a...

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Creative digital studio and consultancy, Squint/Opera was the winner of the inaugural Alan Davidson Award. Here they explain why realtime technology is changing the way architects design How is mixed reality changing the way you work? VR is allowing us to test how content can be received in the...

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The “enthusiasm and passion” of builder Christina Valentine won over the panel and audience at last night’s first ‘developer pitch’ at the Building Society, in central London. Christina, daughter of a builder, works in construction refurbishing properties, but also runs courses for women on all aspects of the building...

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No longer the lone teenager locked in his bedroom like some maladjusted Kevin, ‘gamers’ are not only coming to town but are likely to be important new players in how we think about retail in the future. That was one of the key take-aways from a talk on the...

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In architecture there are no end of problems ‘the woke warriors’ feel they can combat – and one of them is all-male panels. Recently I was taken to task for failing to include a woman on an awards panel – by a man I had invited to be a...

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