Grace is of South Korean descent but was born and bred in the North of England: Manchester. She grew up during the rise of Manchester music and a new entrepreneurial spirit, which was contagious, edgy and exciting. The city, its communities and people fascinated her and she loved to explore its hidden places, drawing and making things at every opportunity that a 16-year-old could find.
Millar + Howard Workshop’s startup approach was inspired by the RIBA’s Guerrilla Tactics
On Wednesday 7 November, the 20 projects in competition for RIBA House of the Year will start being whittled down to the shortlist and final winner on Channel 4's Grand Designs. In the meantime, we introduce the five expert jury members with the mammoth task of selecting the 2018 RIBA House of the Year.
Architects can take the lead in future-proofing housing for later life
Simon grew up in Whitley Bay, then completed his Part 1 studies in Architecture at Newcastle University. He worked locally before heading up to Edinburgh College of Art and University to complete his Part 2.
Robin grew up as one of five children in rural South Lakeland on the edge of the national park. His father trained as a joiner and had a workshop which occupied the ground floor of the house which made a great, if hazardous, creative playground throughout and he was always getting in trouble for leaving the workshop in a mess with bits of projects left all over the place.
As Daniel's father worked in construction, his family homes were always part building site growing up and it felt natural that he too aspired for a career in the industry.
See the winning entry to the second theme of our #DisappearHere social media image contest
RIBA responds to the UK Government's Autumn Budget
Authored by Dr Peter Wakelin on behalf of the RSAW, this feasibility study explores the best way forward for coordinating and archiving material pertaining to architecture in Wales. This includes material produced by Welsh practices themselves, and material produced in response to Welsh architecture.