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Royal Institute of British Architects

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  • Back in 1984 the Prince of Wales, in a speech to the Royal Institute of British Architects on its 150th anniversary, ripped into modern architecture by describing Peter Ahrends' design for an extension of the National Gallery as a "monstrous carbuncle on the face of a much-loved and elegant friend."

    J. Michael Welton: Masters of the Postmodern Universe

  • The Royal Institute of British Architects has criticised the "shoe box" sized homes now being built in Britain.

    RIBA condemns 'shameful shoe box homes' now built in Britain

  • Lawyers Allen & Overy; management consultants PWC and KPMG; media groups Channel 4 and the Guardian; and the Royal Institute of British Architects have agreed to offer placements and pay the national minimum wage or "reasonable out-of-pocket expenses" for any work done in their offices.

    Nick Clegg's social mobility scheme targets unpaid internships

  • Important then not to give these things credibility, which is exactly the sort of conversation now going on at the Royal Institute of British Architects.

    Hugh Muir's Diary

  • Rogers tells me that "architecture is about public space held by buildings"; and civic space, both metaphorical and physical, and the architecture that holds it together, is the subject of a lecture the three are giving at the Royal Institute of British Architects on Tuesday.

    Interview: architects Richard Rogers, Graham Stirk and Ivan Harbour

  • The Royal Institute of British Architects' Riba annual £20,000 award has never been won by a refurbished building but the presence on the shortlist of two refit projects represents the emergence of austerity architecture.

    Stirling prize shortlist reflects new austerity in architecture

  • Zaha Hadid, the Iraq-born British architect whose avant garde designs have struggled to win acceptance in the UK, was last night tipped as the favourite to win the country's top architecture award for a sinuous museum of 21st century art in Rome that the Royal Institute of British Architects regards as her best building yet.

    Zaha Hadid tipped to win Stirling prize for architecture

  • Following her emigration to England in 1936, she became a Member of the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA).

    Austria: Jewish Women Artists.

  • The BBC brings on Sunand Prasad, president of the Royal Institute of British Architects, and former housing and planning minister Nick Raynsford to "discuss" the issue and broadcasts unchallenged statements by Richard Rogers himself.

    OPEN THREAD

  • Great Regulars: Andrew Motion, the Poet Laureate, has written a poem to celebrate the 175th Anniversary of the Royal Institute of British Architects.

    Archive 2009-03-01

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