29 Nov 2013
How to deal with the legacy of 1960s university buildings
A high proportion of the UK’s many 1960s university buildings can be effectively updated as part of a sustainable approach that builds on their qualities of character, good floor-to-ceiling heights and natural light. But some are so riddled with deep-seated problems that they must make way for new, low-energy buildings that make the most of the public realm and have a lifespan of 100 years or more.
21 Nov 2013
Delivering homes for an ageing population
The UK must change its attitude towards ageing and deliver homes to serve older people so that their accommodation is treated less like a hospital environment and more as an aspirational choice.
11 Nov 2013
Don't Move, Improve! 2013 - Shortlist announced!
NLA, supported by the British Institute of Interior Design (BIID), Heal’s and RIBA London is once again running Don't Move, Improve! 2013 - a competition, now in its fourth year, to find the best and most innovative home extensions, small office conversions and interior design in London.
5 Nov 2013
Adonis spells out UK’s pressing infrastructure needs
The UK government needs to set up an independent commission to cater for the nation’s pressing infrastructural needs and must end the adversarial approach that worsens its short-term attitudes.