Dezeen Wire: the Royal Institute of British Architects has published two new guides aimed at encouraging architects to help improve local communities through urban planning and cooperation with residents. More »
Dezeen Wire: here is a roundup of reports following the announcement that Danish company Bystrup have won the UK Pylon Design Competition, organised by the Department of Energy and Climate Change, the National Grid, and the Royal Institute of British Architects. More »
Dezeen Wire: the London Olympic Velodrome by Hopkins Architects has been voted the public's favourite building from a shortlist for this year's RIBA Stirling Prize. The velodrome attracted 63% of the vote in a poll organised by the RIBA. The official judging and announcement of the winner will take place tomorrow. More »
Dezeen Wire: the Royal Institute of British Architects has released a report stating that house builders are failing to meet minimum space requirements for new homes. The Case for Space report claims that customers are not being provided with necessary information about the size of space they are purchasing. The report is part of the RIBA's HomeWise campaign that demands better information from estate agents and house builders and provides an online resource for house buyers. More »
Dezeenwire: Jonathan Glancey reflects on this year's Stirling Prize shortlist - The Guardian. Related: see our story announcing the shortlisted buildings.
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