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BENEATH THE RADAR?

A few weeks ago I lamented the low profile of higher education for the built environment (Blog, 29.03.11).  It’s easy to feel paranoid about this sort of thing – perhaps all academic disciplines feel they are under-regarded.  And yet!  Writing … Continue reading

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THE GREAT CONSTRUCTION DEBATE

Marks and Spencer began life as a market stall in Leeds.  The company is now, in a sense, coming home by moving its corporate archive from London to the University of Leeds;  a small museum is already in place and … Continue reading

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‘MISTER CELLOPHANE’

There’s song in the musical ‘Chicago’ in which a bashful  character describes himself as Mister Cellophane –  because he feels people see right through him, and never notice he’s there.  I’ve sometimes felt that the built environment professions are, collectively, … Continue reading

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