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Posted by | 30th March 2020
COVID-19 Maker Resources

These COVID-19 maker resources are here for everyone with maker skills and machinery to anyone with a needle and a thread. As a result of the world being unexpectedly plunged...

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Posted by | 13th March 2020
5 ways to prepare your home for disasters

We are living in the safest times in known human history. Globally life expectancy has never been higher and poverty rate never been lower. Life is good and the future...

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Architecture and beauty
Posted by | 3rd March 2020
Architecture and the multi-beautiful

The Sublime versus the Pretty   "The Beautiful Origin from the Latin bell(us) fine + -ity (state or function). The quality present in a thing or person that gives intense...

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The end of Modernism in Architecture
Posted by | 30th January 2020
The end of Modernism in Architecture

The end of Modernism in Architecture How things begin We have been hearing of the end of modernism for a long time, why is it still here? Art movements are...

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Policy H2 Small sites, Draft New London Plan
Posted by | 22nd November 2019
6 steps to build a new house on a small London site

Advise on how the GLA “Policy H2 Small Sites” can work for you   The Greater London Council is putting small sites front and centre in the new Draft London...

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Parametric Design is Changing Architecture
Posted by | 16th October 2019
8 Reasons why parametric design is changing Architecture

8 Reasons why parametric design is changing Architecture Parametric Design I first came across systemic and parametric design approaches while studying at the Architectural Association in London in the late...

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London housing crisis needs
Posted by | 3rd March 2017
London Housing Crisis and possible solutions (2019 context)

Urban planning is a strategic endeavour. It involves the maintenance and improvements of the existing and facilitation of growth, or reduction. It uses statistical tools to predict future needs and...

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London housing crisis
Posted by | 5th June 2016
London Housing Crisis is due to planning policy (2019)

For anyone living in London the cost of housing is a hot topic. The price of housing has been rising faster than income for years. Initially effecting students and the...

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Posted by | 31st May 2010
Democratic Architecture

DEMOCRATIC ARCHITECTURE; THE MORPHOLOGY OF NATIONAL PARLIAMENTS Democratic Power The ideas of contemporary democratic canon are based around the concept that free wo/men elect representatives that then meet in assemblies...

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Posted by | 30th May 2009
Designing a Hof (Pagan Temple)

Temple of the Asatru These are some thoughts on Norse pagan temples that came out of the design competition for the temple of Reykjavik. The pre-christian Greek and Roman pagan...

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