SEARCH IN BRIEF

 
Article 25 join RIBA for new Knowledge Community

Built environment charity Article 25 is joining forces with the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) to develop a new way for professionals from the built environment and the world of international development to engage with each other. At the end of March, the new ‘RIBA Knowledge Community for Development and Disaster Relief’ will be launched as a networking tool through both an online environment and a series of face-to-face events.

With recent events demonstrating the devastating effects of poor construction methods in the face of natural disasters, RIBA has taken this opportune time to launch its new initiative in a bid to reduce and effectively prevent such extreme results in the future. The website currently holds a membership of over 1000 professionals and ten separate communities, The Knowledge Communities are organised as collections of architects and other professionals who are committed to collaborations within specialist areas of design, management and construction.

The current Knowledge Communities cover a diverse range of subjects from Traditional Architecture to Sustainability, and are set to include Development and Disaster Relief. Alongside its broad problem-solving appeal, the Development and Disaster Relief community intends to increase institutional learning so that members can learn from one another’s mistakes.

IN BRIEF
Monday 22 March 2010
KPF releases statement on the passing of Paul Katz, Managing Partner at Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates
Tue 25 Nov 2014
Green light for Fielden House at London Bridge
Mon 24 Nov 2014
Japan's Maglev reaches speeds of 500km/ph
Fri 21 Nov 2014
Hawkins\Brown-designed hybrid timber tower tops out in London
Fri 21 Nov 2014
Work starts on Chipperfield's Palais Varnhagen
Thu 20 Nov 2014
AC Martin Partners releases statement on the passing of Kenneth Lewis
Thu 20 Nov 2014
Build your own 3D printer with weekly magazine
Wed 19 Nov 2014
Rotterdam wins Best City in Europe Award
Wed 19 Nov 2014