In  this TED talk by designer Alastair Parvin, the traditional notion of architecture by architects for clients is rethought in response to the growing needs of the worlds population. Architects are instead challenged to focus on providing solutions to built environment issues that don’t necessarily involve the production of buildings. Architecture for…

UPDATE – 23 July 2014 – New Images Added to slideshow… The 22nd annual London Open House architecture event takes place on the 20 and 21 September 2014 with new venues now included across the city. Our slideshow is a taster of what’s available to view. The Leadenhall Building (Rogers…

If you’re a newly qualified British architect or you’ve just decided to go it alone, we’ve compiled some great resources for you to get your business started. Royal Institute Of British Architects - the RIBA is a world leader when it comes professional registration bodies. RIBA is not just an organisation for registered architects –…

If you thought Building Information Modelling (BIM for short) was only for big architectural and engineering practices, then you are missing out on a world of innovation and shortening the lifespan of your design business. That’s according to the speakers at today’s event hosted by HP and Resolution GB at…

After we published our review of the 2014 Serpentine Pavilion, we were asked about previous installations on the gallery lawn. The Serpentine Gallery has commissioned a leading architect to design a pavilion since 2000. A prerequisite to being chosen, the architect must not previously have undertaken any major architectural commission…

This years Serpentine Gallery Pavilion by Chilean Architect, Smiljan Radić features a doughnut shaped fibreglass pod sat on chunks of stone on the lawn of the London Hyde Park gallery. It’s an extremely simple pavilion this year and doesn’t shout about it’s presence too much. It’s a simple structure that…

The United Kingdom has produced some of the worlds greatest architects. Their building work has been seen and exported to all corners of the globe. In the last 15 years, London has been the focus of tremendous architectural and property development – some of it great, some of it not….

Creating a budget for your project, recording quotes from suppliers and issuing purchase orders is super easy with Avollio. As we all know, successful projects are measured by a number of factors – often the hottest of these being the budget. Architects will often be asked at an early stage…

Every day at Avollio, we try to work out how to improve our application. Your feedback is crucial to us and together we add many improvements to make Avollio a joy to work with. We’ve just updated the site with a few new goodies along with some improvements to our layout….

When you’re away from the office, it’s really easy to become disconnected from your workflow. For property professionals, a working week will often involve site meetings, train journeys, even flight transfers – all of which can seriously impede your ability to keep on top of work schedules. Here in the Avollio…

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