Ben Derbyshire, President, RIBA

What exactly does RIBA (The Royal Institute of British Architects) do? The Royal Institute of British Architects is a global professional membership body driving excellence in architecture. We serve our members and society to deliver better buildings and places, stronger communities and a sustainable environment. Being inclusive, ethical, environmentally aware and collaborative underpins all that…

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Dan Cruickshank – The First Cities

I’ve pursued it around the world. There’s an alchemy about brick – about all building materials made from fired clay – where the elements of earth and water are transformed by fire into a material that can be more durable than stone. Through fire, a soft, ephemeral and ‘base’ material – mud – is transmuted…

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About I-MAGAZINE – politics, business, culture.

IMAGAZINE is a business and politics laced magazine with lifestyle and culture content. The editorial relies strongly on in depth interviews with the leaders of the business and political scenes. From David Milliband to Baroness de Rothschild, I-MAGAZINE reveals their personal view and the journeys that have taken them to where they are, often revealing…

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London’s Finest Room, by Jeremy Paxman

By Jeremy Paxman, author of ‘Empire’. London can claim a fairly impressive range of buildings and institutions, but for me one tower’s over all the rest – The London Library in St James’s Square. Years ago, I used to go to the old circular reading room of the British Library, imagining that if I stayed…

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