It is very important to understand the difference between an architect and other building designers. Anyone can design a building, there are no restrictions in the UK (unlike most other parts of the developed World) no qualifications are required. BUT the long training that an...

Anyone who really is an architect will have to be registered with the above, http://www.arb.org.ukMost of us are chartered members of the RIBA, the only professional chartered body of the profession.We are, 'on top of that' an RIBA Chartered Practice which means even more independent protection...

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...

Open Plan? Cellular? Flexible? Tied to a computer or phone? Always in meetings? Have laptop will travel? There are lots of different types of office space required for a modern business.Tied to a production line or workstation? Everything automated and robotised? Sat on checkout for hours? Sat...

Property if left devoid of investment becomes unsuitable for continued use and derelict. That applies to building plots and land as well as buildings. Investment in refurbishment and new building projects can lower running costs and improve living and working environments.Many office workplaces are based in...

All homes designed by architects for themselves tend to be very personal, my favourite entry this year is fabulous and incorporates many features I have thought about over the years to incorporate into my own home, one day.The most important aspect reflected in Richard's use...