Orms were one of the founding partners in The London School of Architecture, which was established by the former editor of the AR, Will Hunter. The mantra of the school is to bring academia and practice closer together and provide an alternative and equitable postgraduate route to into the profession.
Adaptive Typologies aims to question the ecology of the local retail stock by engaging, empowering and guiding the civic economy – the ideas, resources, passions and expertise of the people. How can a focus on human interaction and new technologies, rather than a retail monoculture, create a relevant urban future? Can architects ensure the wider public understand the importance of placemaking and the role of the architect as civic entrepreneur in this process?back to news