Russell Curtis, Project Compass, on competition culture in UK

Russell Curtis, Project Compass, on competition culture in UK

Russell Curtis of Project Compass, Architectuur Lokaal’s British partner in the international network Fulcrum.eu, is going to be speaking at the next Fundamentals lecture at Central St Martins in London on 22 February, on the subject of crap competitions and pathetic procurement. Is procurement in the UK too bureaucratic, risk-averse […]

Ten concrete steps to improve competition culture for architecture in Europe in just one year

Ten concrete steps to improve competition culture for architecture in Europe in just one year

Ten concrete steps to improve competition culture for architecture in Europe in just one year. Last week in Amsterdam, Architectuur Lokaal organized the first two-day conference on Competition Culture in Europe. The results of research in seventeen countries were presented, compared, and supplemented with knowledge from other countries. The meeting […]

Conference Competition Culture in Europe

Conference Competition Culture in Europe

How can architects, especially the new generation, find out what design contests are announced in Europe? What considerations should they make to decide if they’re going to participate in an architect selection abroad? And what is the chance a winning plan will be built? Architect selections for commissions below EU […]

Elephant Cage leidt tot publiek debat in

Elephant Cage leidt tot publiek debat in

Nadat The Elephant Cage van Architectuur Lokaal en de University of Portsmouth in november 2016 plannen maakte voor alternatieve oplossingen voor de kust van Portsmouth, is het debat verder op gang gekomen. Burgers en politici onderzoeken momenteel welke andere mogelijkheden dan een verdedigingsmuur denkbaar zijn. Op 15 juli vindt een […]