Issue No.106 // 31 August 2007
The changing face of British Architecture

Sunand Prasad takes his place at the head of the RIBA

This Saturday, Indian born Sunand Prasad takes up his post as the new President of the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) and becomes the first ethnic minority leader in the organsiation’s 170 year history. Prasad’s London based practice Penoyre & Prasad, specializes in healthcare buildings and schools. Previously he was with the UK Government’s Commission for Architecture and the Built Environment (CABE) which, he has admitted “stole RIBA’s thunder” with .......more

rojkind arquitectos' chocolate design
While Nestlé’s chocolate Factory in Mexico City (located in Paseo Tollocan near Toluca) was in need of an inner pathway for visitors to witness the production of their favorite chocolates, a group of experts put together by rojkind arquitectos and ...........more

Lambrechts Bertinat Arquitectos' naval design
The Coast Guard HQ is strategically positioned at the entrance of the Port of Colonia, Uruguay, South America in a UNESCO World Heritage site of a 17th century colonial Portuguese walled settlement situated on the River Plate in front of ..........more

Squire and Partners' regenerate car plant in Bucharest
A site formerly housing the Ford/Automatica factory in Bucharest will be transformed under new plans by London based Squire and Partners into a new quarter. The Scheme will feature public open spaces including the restoration of the ice skating ..........more

An emerald design in Abu Dhabi
Abu Dhabi Municipality announces the prestigious and unique Emerald Gateway project designed by KEO International. Abu Dhabi Municipality has announced that it is developing in partnership with the private sector, the unique Dhs 7 Billion Emerald ..........more

RPS complete Burns Unit in Birmingham
The new Burns and expanded Education Centre is a striking extension to the existing Victorian Children’s Hospital in Birmingham City Centre formerly known as Birmingham general hospital up until 1995 together with Ruskin Chambers (grade II). The ..........more

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