Brutalism’s revival: The forgotten ethics

Brutalism, identified by its chunky peculiarity and concrete oddity is both adored and loathed, understood and condemned. But as its national demolition is routinely being called for, an insurgence in its popularity has emerged, only to illuminate the current isolation between politics and architecture – a relationship once intrinsic to our fabric of life.

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Parliament debates student loans petition

A petition against the Government’s decision to retrospectively change student loan agreements was debated by Parliament on 18th July. The debate was prompted by the petition receiving over 10,000 signatures, however did not result in policy change. In 2010 the Government promised that, in line with average earnings, the Student Loans repayment threshold of £21,000 would…

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Online Security: do’s and don’ts

I’m all for people promoting security advice about using the internet and computers, but only when it’s good advice (obviously). So just how can one judge the quality of the suggestions given? Well you should probably listen to the experts – not currently trendy, I know. The problem is made harder, though, when it’s unclear what…

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