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Bernard Humphrey-Gaskin is elected as new Croydon, Bromley & Sutton RIBA branch chairperson

As newly elected chairperson, for Croydon, Bromley & Sutton RIBA branch, I am sincerely honoured to be given such an opportunity to serve the local RIBA members.

My first objective of my chairpersonship (a cumbersome word when trying to be politically correct) is to discover what the local members want and require from the RIBA local…


Added by Bernard Humphrey-GAskin on December 21, 2013 at 23:01 — No Comments

soloarte architecture

Hi all

 my name is Nicola Ancona and Principal Architect at Soloarte a small practice in Battersea, specialising in the residential and commercial sectors.

Besides being interested in meeting up with architectural practitioners to further up architectural discourses, I am also looking for Architectural Assistants or Architects with excellent skills, ideally, in:

Vector Works;


Adobe: In Design, Illustrator, Photoshop;

English spoken and written…


Added by nicola ancona on September 10, 2013 at 10:36 — No Comments

Part II assistant looking for work

Hello, my name is Nick Humphreys, an architecture student from London South Bank. I am currently studying one day per week on my part II and looking for a new job at an exciting firm. My priority is getting practical experience of a real job, so if needed I will work full time. 

I graduated last year with a 2:1 and have a huge range of prior experience in a variety of fields, as well as architecture. I am intelligent, responsible and diligent and passionate about making real things…


Added by Nick Humphreys on May 29, 2013 at 13:00 — No Comments


You are cordially invited to a Collaborative Networking Event

This event will promote the Build South London Network through a simple environmental action-plan that will be of use to your business

This will be followed by food, drinks and a chance to meet other local organisations




Added by manuela romeo on November 19, 2012 at 18:00 — No Comments

Art Gallery Culture

Art Gallery Culture

The architecture of art galleries is changing and evolving over time. Architects have been suggesting different definitions for space to display art. Do these differences just simply replicate the successful…


Added by sherman Tang on November 11, 2012 at 20:30 — No Comments

Free Carbon Reduction Training Available

Build South London


YOU could be eligible for free carbon reduction training (normally worth more than £1,000).

There are two upcoming training events, on April 18th and May 17th, and would involve an…


Added by manuela romeo on April 13, 2012 at 10:37 — No Comments

SLSA Activities

I am curious about what the SLSA may be doing these days?

I have heard nothing for some time and wonder if - as has happened before - the Region is falling once more into desuetude?
I hope not.

Peter Deakins

Added by Peter Deakins on January 13, 2012 at 10:51 — 1 Comment


The CleanEnergyPundit has posted an update of the Sustainability Primer at

Added by Lothar Michael Hohmann on July 12, 2011 at 11:49 — No Comments

A23 - Brixton Futures @ The Brick Box Gallery


Exhibition 31-01-2011 to 11-02-2011


Back in September, post-graduate architecture students from the University of Broghton set off up the A23, heading for Brixton. Since them, they have been scampering through the city, knocking on doors, asking questions, testing implementations, and making interventions. Now it's time to expose what's been going on and for you to get involved.


The Brick Box Gallery, Brixton Village Market, Unit 41-41 SW9 8PS

Added by Chris Binsted on February 5, 2011 at 11:24 — No Comments

Best practice in social media in construction

Almost 100 nominations are featured in the shortlists for the inaugural Be2Awards - created to help highlight good practice in the use of social media (web 2.0) in the Built Environment, ie: architecture, engineering, construction and related disciplines. These awards and the accompanying confererence, ConstrucTALKs, have been organised by Paul Wilkinson, who has spoken to…

Added by Paul Wilkinson on February 3, 2011 at 13:25 — No Comments


My attempt to come to grips with that wide-ranging concept now found its way onto my blogsite for not too difficult viewing, I hope. Solar greetings, Mike

Added by Lothar Michael Hohmann on November 26, 2010 at 23:40 — No Comments

Developing in a Recession

An excellent presentation by Marc Vlessing of Pocket Living.

Some challenging views especially for planners in th light of the new London Housing Design Guide (

Check out Pocket Living (…


Added by Dagmar Binsted on October 15, 2010 at 11:46 — No Comments

Humanitarian Design - perpetuating colonialism of a new hidden order?

The discussion around design and its humanitarian 'role' has had a large presence in recent design discourse in the past year or so. Having myself been involved in the movement of architecture and… Continue

Added by Nikki Linsell on October 1, 2010 at 11:56 — No Comments

RIBA winners in SLSA district


Added by Dagmar Binsted on September 8, 2010 at 23:56 — No Comments

Southwark design standards and enforcement, who needs an Architect?

Below is my peevish letter to the Committee and press regarding my experience at peckham community council, I'm used to defending my own work but here I was representing the objectors. This has galvanised me into considering leaving this totally unappreciated profession.

Subject: Southwark Housing - Retrospective Planning application result

Planning reference - 09-CO-0103 Application for own development

Dear all

Having worked as an architect for 23 years on… Continue

Added by Carol Anna Pletz on June 13, 2010 at 17:30 — No Comments

Internship during London Festival of Architecture, anyone?

Last month, Michael Kohn of Slider Studio was a guest speaker at the SLSA monthly meeting. I see here that his company is looking to build a team of proactive graduates to work as interns supporting use of its StickyWorld system as an exhibition platform throughout the London Festival of Architecture. It…


Added by Paul Wilkinson on June 3, 2010 at 17:25 — No Comments

Get involved in London Festival of Architecture

If you were wondering how to get involved in LFA this year then read on. RIBA London offer their support.…


Added by Dagmar Binsted on June 3, 2010 at 15:49 — No Comments

Practice looking for PART I student

Here is a pretty interesting practice looking for a Part I student. Contact Ed Soden if you are interested in this position.



We are currently looking for a new part 1 architectural assistant with 1 years previous office experience for an immediate start. Great opportunity to rapidly gain experience of all stages of projects within a friendly…


Added by Dagmar Binsted on May 20, 2010 at 11:36 — No Comments

Why Web 2.0 matters for today's architects (and others)

Yesterday I spoke to about 20 people at the South London Society of Architects meeting at London's South Bank University on Why Web 2.0 matters for today's architects (and others).

After I spoke, architect Michael Kohn of Slider Studio talked about how his practice had begun to develop Web 2.0 tools to 'democratise design' and he demonstrated… Continue

Added by Paul Wilkinson on May 12, 2010 at 6:58 — 1 Comment

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