This paper introduces architects to carbon assessment in the built environment and its application through the RIBA work stages. It makes the case for architects’ role in reducing carbon emissions to mitigate climate change, explains the key concepts of embodied and whole life carbon and recommends the use of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) methodology for undertaking whole life carbon assessments (RICS Whole life carbon assessment for the built environment professional statement).
Future Trends monitors the employment and business trends affecting the architectural profession. These are the survey results from 2017.
This briefing outlines responses to questions we have been asked by current and prospective members.
A report detailing the impact of Brexit on architecture exports and how the profession can continue to grow globally as Britain leaves the EU.
This project presents a picture of the current state of architectural housing research in the UK and provides guidance for architects undertaking research in practice.
The RIBA's recommendations for the Government for Mutual Recognition of Professional Qualifications
The RIBA's recommendations for the Government for building a post-Brexit immigration system that works for UK architecture
Published in May 2016, this report demonstrates how good design can help ensure that capital funding for schools stretches as far as possible, and supports good outcomes for both teachers and pupils.
We have identified the common themes that capture the characteristics of a Practice Role Model including having a clear social purpose, an inclusive working environment and considering sustainability as core to your practice.
As a member of RIBA you can benefit from access to resources which support you in your role as an architect