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Designing Buildings Wiki News

Analysis of 6 million pieces of data has revealed that the knowledge framework underpinning the construction industry is no longer fit for purpose. Practitioners do not have easy access to critical knowledge, and so it is inevitable that mistakes will be made.

Serpentine Pavilion 2017 by Francis Kéré

Serpentine Pavilion 2017 by Francis Kéré

extended opening until 19 November. Review by architect Eleonora Nicoletti, “The first impression I had…can be summarised by a single adjective: joyous.” Also featured is architect Adrian Welch’s interview with AECOM about their role in this internationally renowned cultural project on the lawns of Kensington Gardens.

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RIBA News, London

Royal Institute of British Architects news – Pablo Bronstein: Conservatism, or The Long Reign of Pseudo Georgian Architecture, opens 21 September – third in a series of special commissioned exhibitions with artists: 50 new drawings by this British-Argentinian artist.

Pablo Bronstein Exhibition at RIBA London

Pablo Bronstein Exhibition at RIBA London

Fifty new drawings by the British-Argentinian artist Pablo Bronstein, are framed alongside a selection of rarely-seen historical Georgian and Neo-Georgian material from the RIBA Collections; the exhibition focusses on buildings constructed during the second half of the twentieth century in an ostensibly ‘Georgian’ style.

Lighting Architecture and Interiors

Engaging A Lighting Designer

Lighting shouldn’t be an after-thought. Good architects should take every element into consideration when working on their designs. Early involvement by a lighting designer, prior to planning, will make a fundamental difference to the architecture – it can even provide inspiration.