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About Felix Mara
Founding director of XYZ Architects. Contributor to The Architects' Journal and former technical editor. Acting editor of AJ Specification.
I see no dividing line between architectural design and technology. This philosophy is at the core of my design work and writing.
Drawing should be the core discipline for each and every architect.
The architectural profession needs to establish and honour a genuine moral code in order to win the trust of those it serves.
Featured articles and news
IHBC resource offers improved consistency.
New laws to ‘retain and explain’ historic statues.
The principles and art of the possible. Book review.
From horse and cart to hypermarket.
How elements and processes work together in a systems approach.
CIOB offers digital guide to proactive methods of working.
Tech will drive professional development in fields tied to infrastructure.
The idea for the structure emerged from the architect's dream.
Changing air tightness requirements prompt testing and revisions.
Government takes steps to revise building safety legislation.
Product can be 'grown' into bricks or used as a self-healing building material.
Anticipating COVID-19's continuing construction disruptions.