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Declining opportunities for architects evidenced

16 December 2014 - Project Compass CIC has published Public Construction Procurement Trends 2009-14. This unique new report evaluates the trends in UK public sector architectural design procurement for commissions that come within the remit of the European Union Directive 2004/14 and its threshold values over the last five years (2009-14).
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New British-Dutch initiative

28 November 2014 - Presentation of the new British-Dutch initiative aimed at making all architectural commissions in the UK and the Netherlands available in a transparent fashion through a joint portal: thefulcrum.eu
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Image building: European design competitions at Heat in the delta

28 November 2014 - Design competitions are an important instrument for clients. Especially in the present economically uncertain times they want to have something to choose. However, design competitions in the Netherlands as well as in the rest of Europe, produce lots of difficulties. In Helsinki, 1715 designers participated in the Guggenheim competition, although it’s not certain whether the museum will be realized. The result of the competition for the Çamilica Mosque in Istanbul causes serious debate on the role of the politics. Part of the national event Heat in the Delta, november 28th in Amsterdam is ImageBuilding: Competitions as a political and creative tool, an international debate with designers and architecture critics form Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Estonia, Scotland, England, France, Norway, Turkey and The Netherlands.
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thefulcrum.eu: Transparancy without borders

24 November 2014 - Project Compass (UK) and Steunpunt Architectuur-opdrachten & Ontwerpwedstrijden of Architectuur Lokaal (NL) launch a new instrument to disclose all contract notices for architecture in the UK and the Netherlands at one portal in a simple and transparent manner: TheFulcrum.eu
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Market expansion: new NL<>UK portal for architectural commissions at Heat in the delta

12 November 2014 - In collaboration with Project Compass (UK) the Steunpunt Architectuuropdrachten & Ontwerpwedstrijden of Architectuur Lokaal (NL) launches a new joint facility that discloses all public sector contract notices for architecture in the UK and the Netherlands in one portal simply and transparently. thefulcrum.eu will be presented at the national event 'Heat in the delta' on November 28 in Amsterdam.
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NL<>UK cross border initiative presented during Lithuanian EU Presidency 2013

15 September 2013 - As part of the official program of Lithuanian Presidency 2013, the Architects Association of Lithuania and European Forum for Architecture Policies organized the international conference Public interest in architecture in Vilnius, Lithuania, 12-14 September 2013. The event was realized under the auspices of Ministry of Environment of Lithuania.
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