University of Hertfordshire

The Future for Architects?

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  • Claire Jamieson
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Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationLondon
PublisherRoyal Institute of British Architects
Commissioning bodyRoyal Institute of British Architects
Publication statusPublished - 2011

Abstract

In this study Building Futures sets out to explore the future role of architects, asking: who will design our buildings in 2025; what roles will those trained in architecture be doing then and how will architectural practice have changed as a result? Through a series of one-to-one interviews and round table sessions the study aims to examine the breadth of those who shape the built environment: including traditional architects and those working in expanded fields of practice, as well as clients, consultants and contractors. The resulting speculations should be an opportunity for discussion and interrogation- an exploration of the imminent changes likely to affect the industry over the next 15 years.

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