The new face of British architecture

Wednesday 29 Aug 2007

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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 organsation’s 170 year history. Prasad’s London based practice Penoyre & Prasad, specializes in healthcare buildings and schools. Previously he was a commissioner with the UK Government’s Commission for Architecture and the Built Environment (CABE) which, he has admitted “stole the RIBA’s thunder” with initiatives such as his design quality indicators.

Sunand Prasad joins WAN’s new friday programme This Week to discuss current news and give us a unique insight into how he will address some of the challenges facing architects in the UK and abroad.

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