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President , working for a Strong Organisation, Strong Voice, Strong Profession, to Advance Architecture. Chair .
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Ben Derbyshire PRIBA 11h
Big news - landowners to be forced to sacrifice profits for more affordable houses. will have succeeded in another policy breakthrough we have long argued .
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Ben Derbyshire PRIBA 18h
“The last time this country built the number of homes at the scale we need now, the 1970s, councils built 40% of them. Our ambition is to hit those heights once more, and we want to get on with it now.” Say LA leaders ⁦⁩. We say bravo !
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Colin Ross Oct 20
Wow!! Incredibly stimulating exhibition of ideas and work in in London. Very creative ideas and solutions. We really do have to start building these kind of concepts out at scale in response to the need for more and better housing
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Simeon Shtebunaev 🇪🇺 Oct 20
Marching at the with some of members. study showed that will impact disproportionate on the profession with 1 in 5 from the with
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Dr Emma Cheatle Oct 19
Enjoyed co chairing session on architectural history and theory. Great to see the work of and Thanks
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HTA Design LLP Oct 19
. -The completion of Chapter Holloway Rd marks another big step in establishing the capacity of modular construction to deliver housing on highly constrained sites, much more quickly & to far higher standards than can typically be achieved using traditional construction
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Ben Derbyshire PRIBA Oct 19
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Ben Derbyshire PRIBA Oct 19
We are starting to make real inroads to build a body of knowledge through collaborative research . Thanks and the others...
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Ben Derbyshire PRIBA Oct 19
Thanks for great work as chair. We have new criteria for , improved and standard approach to in the offing. The professions must fill the ground vacated by Govt. inaction on sustainability.
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Ben Derbyshire PRIBA Oct 19
I told Conference that office-to-resi PD is the villain of the peace when it comes to the negative impact of transient neighbours, not the people. My next column will call on members not to exploit this pernicious loophole for poor quality outcomes.
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Ben Derbyshire PRIBA Oct 19
On my way back from the annual gathering of Britain’s Civic Societies, Conference. I suggested a focus on making (not stopping) things happen. We don’t comment on individual cases . But a review of the concept of ‘harm’ is long overdue?
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Ben Derbyshire PRIBA Oct 19
With , James Caird of , Hills, Joan Humble of on the panel ending today’s conference. Q&A on high streets, spec housing quality, LPA resources, permitted development, well aligned with thinking.
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Will Hurst Oct 19
This story which broke a week ago is still making waves and now features a new comment from president
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Civic Voice Oct 19
Absolutely delighted that ⁦⁩ President ⁦⁩ is talking to us about how the RIBA Stirling Prize advancements the built environment across the country
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WLT Surveyors Oct 19
“Conservation is sustainable reuse of existing fabric”. Absolutely. Sustainable means it pays for itself. If you’re reliant on handouts then you’re in trouble. Get early apolitical, pragmatic commercial property advice on rent and future proofing.
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Ben Derbyshire PRIBA Oct 19
The audience conference today as I discuss the relevance of to .
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Ben Derbyshire PRIBA Oct 19
Improving the diversity of your architecture firm will help you win more projects, says . This will also source a wider talent pool and improve your performance say we . via
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Ben Derbyshire PRIBA Oct 19
On Nov 5th I give this year's lecture , 66 Portland Place: 'Building Greater London - How can we make our city better when nobody wants new neighbours?' Tickets here
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Illuminated River Oct 18
The first Westminster Bridge was a pioneering engineering enterprise of the Georgian era. This painting by Samuel Scott records the bridge being constructed from its centre outwards, and probably dates from around 1742. Timber is being unloaded in the foreground.
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Civic Voice Oct 18
Today civic delegates across England gather in Birmingham. Thanks to for sponsorship. Speakers today include
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