Editor's Picks #477

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The latest Proust Questionnaire featured Herman Hertzberger—one of the most important Dutch architects and theoreticians of the modern age known for his designs of housing complexes, offices and schools. 

Or, as randomised summed up "Legend"! Others were interested to learn more about his seemingly conflicted relationship to/thoughts on, Le Corbusier.

Plus, Hannah Wood discussed Housing after Debt? with Alastair Parvin.

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Following the Grenfell Tower tragedy RIBA’s Expert Advisory Group on Fire Safety, released a set of 15 initial recommendations, for changes to Building Regulations and Fire Safety systems, regulations and guidance.

Noémie Despland-Lichtert highlighted the work of a relatively unknown Austrian architect Konrad Frey, who is getting a second look. Particularly for his series of sun house prototypes and ties to the Grazer Schule.

After seven months of steady growth in the  demand for design services, the Architecture Billings Index (ABI) paused in September. The ABI...

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