Monthly Archives: November 2010

E-Marketing: An inbox full of puppy-dog eyes, pleading for a one-click purchase.

One thing I have really noticed recently is a huge increase in targeted email marketing.  From architecture-related suppliers.  Which means they have a List. Emails for everything and from all over the world.  From the orthographically-challenged Far-Eastern CAD outsourcers, via local … Continue reading

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Reduce waste in construction costs, yes, but let’s not go back to the 60’s…

“In the Sixties, everything was built cheaper, faster and nastier. If you are going to try to fix buildings, then really you won’t have too many problems with anything built earlier than the Fifties or after the Eighties.” Paul Morrell, … Continue reading

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The Truth About Free Schools

I’ve just chaired a panel debate on Free Schools. Opposite ends of the spectrum were represented by Fiona Millar and two parent-promoters, Jon Da Silva from Wandsworth and Sobia Bashir from Kirklees. As a parent-promoter myself (Hackney Free School for … Continue reading

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Threadless upload, fail

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