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Founder @rckarchitects @ProjCompassEU @_commonhome. LLDC QRP & Croydon PRP, Newham DRP. Trustee @archfoundation. Mayor's Design Advocate. Londoner & European.

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@petresposito @stoneybryans @vineshpomal @forum_london Ha ha. All the best architects do. @petresposito @stoneybryans @vineshpomal @forum_london Which...a family of teachers—or fucking up your A-Levels? @hantsarchitect @AlanJonesFRIBA @RIBA I suspect @createstreets had rather a lot to do with it... @RowanMoore "How bad is this, be honest. Is this Windows Vista bad? It’s not iPhone 4 bad, is it? Fuck. Don’t tell… https://t.co/1Uht3g1KsU @RowanMoore The fact that they need to patch it up with amendments like this points to the fact that PDR is still a… https://t.co/NkIAviw6oe @GeoffWilkinson https://t.co/55hTnlS3qr @LovellPropguru Better late than never! @stoneybryans @vineshpomal @forum_london But as I got CCD for my A-Levels I don’t feel like I’m in a position to le… https://t.co/tiwfGuU48v @stoneybryans @vineshpomal @forum_london As it happens I come from a family of teachers: grandparents, uncles and p… https://t.co/xp6HycE3USAbout time. https://t.co/pxuRjMZ4dr @owenhatherley @entschwindet @patricklynchar1 @DLequeu @TMOWilkinson @CanalsidePress I dunno - I can’t believe ther… https://t.co/WNhPz5Nhin @entschwindet @owenhatherley @patricklynchar1 @DLequeu @TMOWilkinson @CanalsidePress It depends on whether you know… https://t.co/mZBQJL2cHe @owenhatherley @patricklynchar1 @DLequeu @TMOWilkinson @CanalsidePress Fundamentally it comes down to the number of… https://t.co/23lxsS73Bl @Furmadamadam @town__planner @RIBA The holocaust post came after the original complaint to ARB was made, I suspect?… https://t.co/wTpRguAgHP @owenhatherley @patricklynchar1 @DLequeu @TMOWilkinson @CanalsidePress We just need to call it something else and it will all be fine. @aalishafisher @jeremytill @PhinHarper 👍🏻 @aalishafisher @jeremytill @PhinHarper Here you go: https://t.co/JBcDxHXvJQHave your say on the new masterplan for Pudding Mill Comprised of two sites - Pudding Mill Lane and Bridgewater -… https://t.co/17u0yRHtl1
Retweeted by 𝗥𝘂𝘀𝘀𝗲𝗹𝗹 𝗖𝘂𝗿𝘁𝗶𝘀 @aalishafisher @jeremytill @PhinHarper I’ve written before about why protection of title should be scrapped as it’s… https://t.co/YXqWHeE0HC
9/30
2020
@jeremytill @PhinHarper My sense is this would probably fall foul of the law. ARB gave up trying to prevent “softwa… https://t.co/mGaYB8XUj7
9/29
2020
@MrBoyce @willjennings80 https://t.co/BjQig1oipt @DMJ_Brock @adrianshort @michaellondonsf So, 9 weeks before we get a validation and then a further 6 months before… https://t.co/5zHeALelFK @DMJ_Brock @adrianshort @michaellondonsf David, that's nonsense. If we have to wait 9 weeks for validation no offic… https://t.co/q0AY2QFsSh
9/27
2020
@DMJ_Brock @adrianshort @michaellondonsf This is the kind of thing we're up against. https://t.co/vsw8zbpYxY @DMJ_Brock @adrianshort @michaellondonsf Yes, we should, but the fact that we need to rely on this remedy is simply confirming the problem. @adrianshort @michaellondonsf Because the planner would continuously say that he was going to determine the applica… https://t.co/r0MlLXcp2Z @michaellondonsf Where did I say it was a reapplication? It was the same application sitting on the officer's desk… https://t.co/GAIMRjgQMdSome excellent recommendations here. Getting planning permission for housing on small sites remains far too risky a… https://t.co/BzmTc2ZJJZ @FiScott @jaimebishop @alpa_depani Can't you buy a secure trailer (without the car) to put the bikes in and then ge… https://t.co/z2i39YSV8D
9/26
2020
@AntBreach @NeilMurphy1978 @JonNeale @Layo_GP I don’t see that well-targeted minimum space standards are any differ… https://t.co/IQeLp840Ah @AntBreach @NeilMurphy1978 @JonNeale @Layo_GP We already have space standards within building regulations, though,… https://t.co/KzeJL8RKgy @PippaGoldfinger I’d multiply this figure by engine loudness: why anyone needs a car which shakes the windows of th… https://t.co/2t7vJlHSUi
9/24
2020
Rethinking housing: Thanks to @russellcurtis @marianneheaslip Manisha Patel of @PRP_News and Eugene Marchese of… https://t.co/UOwybnjLic
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9/23
2020
Four practitioners in housing design discuss the impact of the pandemic on their thinking @russellcurtishttps://t.co/ng64bgkixC
Retweeted by 𝗥𝘂𝘀𝘀𝗲𝗹𝗹 𝗖𝘂𝗿𝘁𝗶𝘀 @Met_Work It could be better. If only quality was the subject under discussion though.
9/21
2020
@Stefanie__Kate @amandabaillieu @PpeterPeter @SimonMAtkinson Nobody will buy a family flat when they can buy a hous… https://t.co/MjiVkV795L @deptfordfolk @rckarchitects @ashsakula The red dots show every planning application approved for new homes on smal… https://t.co/LZoBblm5HM @amandabaillieu @PpeterPeter @SimonMAtkinson I'm not sure it's that. Having attended the planning meeting it was cl… https://t.co/53l4V3HsX1
9/20
2020
@fionnstevenson I don't think we're disagreeing. @fionnstevenson Of course, but it's still not a binary choice. Different priorities for different needs. @fionnstevenson But of course we can - and must - do both. It's not a choice between one and the other. @SimonMAtkinson Yes, they claimed previous scheme unviable but that's irrelevant as each application needs to be co… https://t.co/xM2Yk9F5Ya @PpeterPeter @SimonMAtkinson You'd knock a site like that out of the park, Peter, but when it comes to the crunch p… https://t.co/ipnR82S4Ge @PpeterPeter @SimonMAtkinson No, it's far from perfect. But that's what happens when the community argues about whe… https://t.co/wEahP85ozM @SimonMAtkinson Not really. They've stacked it high to ensure a mayoral call-in, for sure, but the idea that it's b… https://t.co/yq2T8IBEkd @Autotelic_Arch It occasionally fills with water and the ducks swim in it.According to the good people of New Barnet this huge, empty site is incapable of accommodating 600 desperately-need… https://t.co/DGYdF51KtT
9/19
2020
@ollywainwright @IslingtonBC Islington is the North Korea of the London Boroughs.
9/18
2020
@nimtimtim @rckarchitects @ashsakula I have to admit that I skipped a couple of the hillier bits @TLynskey @rckarchitects @ashsakula There’s a contact form here which includes a sign-up for our mailing list: https://t.co/7i5drPQLz4 @shtebunaev @cowanrob @tomdyckhoff Almost certainly copyrighted already: https://t.co/Zzsoz6JN2IAsh Sakula & RCKa have been appointed to write @LewishamCouncil #smallsites design guidance to be published early 2… https://t.co/PzjyDKL2jy
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9/16
2020
@_rob_p_ @rckarchitects @ashsakula Your on our list already! Tom @_GreyGriffiths happened to see us cycle past his flat...we’ll be in touch.36 mile cycle ride around Lewisham today, visiting every ward in the borough. @rckarchitects and @ashsakula have be… https://t.co/AYEkMJgwmo
9/15
2020
@Autotelic_Arch @Satchers @vineshpomal @ArchitectsJrnal It's purely a ceremonial role, and any president who forget… https://t.co/uzO6ENAZwc @tomravenscroft 😬 @tomravenscroft Mr Ravenscroft, thanks for your offer but I'm going to go with the Brompton Hire idea...cheers! @andymatthews Thanks, Andy - I think I'm going to go with the Brompton Hire idea. @owenhatherley Not a good look... https://t.co/i1svI3LVaj @owenhatherley There's nobody sensible who really thinks that Shaun Bailey has a cat in hell's chance of winning, i… https://t.co/Qhb3pc9Fov @davmacrun I think the Brompton's a great idea - I can pick one up in Stratford on the way down and stick it in the… https://t.co/WQkLgH6V1B @davmacrun Aww, man - I was hoping for something a bit closer to New Cross as I'm already facing a 15 mile bike rid… https://t.co/vEzrZA6Kaj @tomravenscroft Very formal, Tom, but thanks - I'll let you know by the end of the day if needed. Much appreciated. @BbaTomasz In New Cross? Where?Odd request: does anyone know where I can hire / borrow a bike for the day around New Cross? Can't get mine across… https://t.co/fVp0XlxJIO @Rob_Fiehn To be “iconic” surely it needs to be both unique and instantly recognisable? This is neither.
9/14
2020
@jester @Darius1296 There IS an effective monopoly in UK housebuilding. This isn’t just an opinion: the government’… https://t.co/j13dtl6kx2 @urbanonetwork Yup. Theresa Villiers is one of the arch Brexiteers, so all par for the course. @jester @Darius1296 Housebuilding alone will not address the housing crisis because we know that large developers t… https://t.co/sawVz8nJTT
9/13
2020
@_ja9 I deliberately cropped off the title block, but honestly, it could have been anyone from a long list of names @urbanonetwork @Autotelic_Arch Please do. Let me know if you find any. @urbanonetwork @Autotelic_Arch This can’t be the case for public tenders, certainly not above OJEU level. Registrat… https://t.co/rCzkn3CVDc @Furmadamadam Dune is gonna be ace @_seangriffiths It’s not really a matter of taste, though, is it? My objections are not aesthetic - it’s a fundamen… https://t.co/YGliq0RmTm @AMcNeillPeel Well that’s not good enough @AMcNeillPeel Maybe if I were responsible for designing these things I might read some books on masterplanning in o… https://t.co/4V10ojfuxw @AMcNeillPeel Don’t post it on LinkedIn then @NeilMurphy1978 Not particularly, but I know what you mean. Just seems to be prevalent on LinkedIn, for some reason.It’s extraordinary how many of these godawful layouts appear on social media, usually accompanied by some anodyne s… https://t.co/kdxWqqQqM3
9/12
2020
@Rob_Fiehn @MrTimDunn Befuddlement? @hughpearman Where do they park their 4x4s? @PhinHarper @hanaloftus @MorphetMinor @RTPIPlanners @RIBA Not a defence, but I suspect these figures include the va… https://t.co/mpRJ5PKFJcSuper chuffed to have been appointed by @ebbsfleetdc to develop its cultural co-location strategy, working with our… https://t.co/gjM9jyrIB7
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9/11
2020
@teabolton A fiver a bowlAs night follows day https://t.co/xpTuDAVeUG @bswud Aah, interesting - I think you may be right. My quote was perhaps a little lazy given that I happen to be lo… https://t.co/02w2lJ3lNr @willjennings80 Or, to give it its other title, Exquisite Corpse.
9/9
2020
@hantsarchitect @Autotelic_Arch @architectming @michaelbadu @Shawn_Steveland We're developing tools to support new… https://t.co/D3deWt7Lfd @hantsarchitect @Autotelic_Arch @architectming @michaelbadu @Shawn_Steveland Give us a chance, we've only been goin… https://t.co/s4dLPSwjyp @hantsarchitect @Autotelic_Arch @architectming @michaelbadu @Shawn_Steveland Yes. It's part of our charter. @Autotelic_Arch @hantsarchitect @architectming @michaelbadu @Shawn_Steveland https://t.co/5K9RzoMO5v @hantsarchitect @Autotelic_Arch @architectming @michaelbadu @Shawn_Steveland Absolutely, but it's better to somethi… https://t.co/XpBRUAev2x @hantsarchitect @Autotelic_Arch @architectming @michaelbadu @Shawn_Steveland I wonder what steps you're taking to t… https://t.co/xH2jTBA1qe
9/8
2020
@Jojanna22 I’d buy this argument except that the car park at New Barnet station - a 5 minute drive away - is always completely empty.
9/7
2020
@Jojanna22 The area isn’t well served by public transport? A PTAL of 4 suggests otherwise. Residents won’t need car… https://t.co/gi79jK7hjN @hllnS I agree. The scheme could be improved in a lot of areas but I wish people would engage with that rather than… https://t.co/frsbkucsqC @hllnS Fortunately I’m not on Facebook so I’m immune from it...did you watch the planning committee hearing though?… https://t.co/AaGJl1ChWq @PhilipGlanville Plus I have a feeling that they won’t be in control for too much longer... @PhilipGlanville Yes, but to be fair, the Victoria Quarter application was unanimously refused last week but I woul… https://t.co/DBnWMCf7GD
9/6
2020

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