Inspiring people to make a better place to live


Chris Hays likes to think of Architecture as 'the mother art', encompassing sculpture, mathematics, engineering, anthropology, ecology and more. Above all though, Chris likes the fact that architecture can help people create a better life. Glazing - how much is too much and where can you put it? The value of design competitions for architects How ... [Read more]

Andrew Stephenson has always seen architecture as a unique opportunity to turn people's dreams into reality. Andrew and his family learnt a lot about living well in small places when they lived, travelled and worked together in a luxury bus for 5 years. See their home and some of their adventures at Designing, building and ... [Read more]

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