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We are a group of architects, designers, planners, artists & creatives brought together in the aftermath of the EU referendum.

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Mad, bad and dangerous

screamThe media reports that more than a quarter of architecture students in the UK have reported mental health issues.

This reply points the finger at where the real lunacy lies. Read more…

Brexit

Member_States_of_the_European_Union_(polar_stereographic_projection)_EN.svgBrexit is is not a triumphalist moment but one for constructing a better future Read more…

Church on the Beach

sketch 1Austin Williams | 7 April 2016

From Nantes to Naples, Bruge to Budapest, many key European cities have churches at their centre Read more…

Home is where the Art is

beaumont estby Pierre Shaw | 2 March 2016
‘Re:Home’ is Cressida Brown’s revisit and revision to her 2006 play, ‘Home’ Read more…

Wang Shu. Who?

literatiWang Shu burst onto the world’s stage with two projects that caught the media’s attention and lined him up for the awards and citations that have made him a household name … in architects’ houses, at least.  Read more…

The Great Mall of China

derelict shoppingHow Shopping And Socialism Has Inverted The City.
- by Nick Jewell —

After three and a half decades of double-digit growth, China finally appears to be slowing Read more…