Month: November 2013

Ambition and Optimism

I write this blog from an ex-pat bar on Robertson Quay overlooking the Singapore River. I’m in the ‘Lion City’ to give a lecture about communications at the World Architecture Festival and to check out the new Wordsearch office in the city headed up by Jack Stiller. The last time I was in Singapore was… Read more »

Article 25 Auction

Peter Murray, Chairman of Wordsearch, is one of 100 architects and artists who have sketched, painted and drawn the area to the north of the City of London including Broadgate, Hoxton and Shoreditch. The works of art will be auctioned on November 28th in aid of the charity Article 25 which provides schools and shelter in… Read more »

10 of the World’s Most Brilliant Eco-Architecture

Architecture as a profession is a vital ground for sustainable modernisation. Design is a powerful tool in addressing the worsening problem in climate change. The brilliant solution: the green design principles. Sustainability requires thinking ‘green’ at every stage in the building lifecycle, starting with the decision to build new or to renovate. Greenery is actually… Read more »