Following on from the first instalment of my comments on Vitruvius, the following demonstrates just one aspect of the importance of learning. At school over 40 years ago the beginnings of computing were interesting us as sixth formers and Maths lessons included learning BASIC. Some...

One of the recurring themes with projects is the "Justa" project. Client phones up with "I'd like some plans drawn for a project, It is just a small extension". It happens on bigger projects too. They want an extension, and it follows this chain of...

There has been much talk and media concern about the number of jobs that will be lost in the coming years through the AI revolution. The good news is that architects are way down the list at only a 2% likelihoodHowever, technical staff are not...

It is newsletter time again:newsletter-1807-JulyThere are also lots of free PDFs accessible through the website and if you book a free 20 minute 'Ask and Expert' call to get you started in the right direction.As the practice has a window of opportunity, for using the...

The UK Government has released a paper "Industrial Strategy - Construction Sector Deal" that states the following 'people' policies":Establish a technical education system that rivals the best in the world to stand alongside our world- class higher education system - There already was one 40...

As a trustee I think it about time I introduced one of a human's oldest skills to the World of the Internet 🙂 We train people in the traditional building skills of stonemasonry and will be celebrating our 50th anniversary later in the year. BUT,...

In an economic environment where young adults cannot afford housing  and when they can the 'homes' on offer are infeasibly small we need a rethink. There is now a very odd situation in that if you can afford to buy a home, that home is...

If your workplace or home is no longer working for you but you don't want to move:Don't just talk to a builder about an extension or a separate new building. They how to build but not what to build what would be best for...

The time has arrived for June's Newsletter:newsletter-1806-JuneMy website now contains a number of free PDFs to assist you and/or your clients in an architectural project from explaining what an architect is and how we can work with you collaborating in achieving the best building design...