Each member of the MPA team prepares and delivers a Pecha Kucha - a 6 minute talk with slideshow – as part of our regular Monday morning meetings.
The following is an edit of one in the series by Maria A, which led to Mark Pinney Associates joining Architects Declare, a growing group of UK architectural practices who have set out to declare a Climate and Biodiversity Emergency. As part of this, we commit to strengthening our working practice to create architecture that has a more positive impact on the world around us, and raise awareness amongst our clients and supply chains.
‘It’s all to do with building relationships’.
The competition for the London Festival of Architecture 2019 sought a new installation for ‘St Paul’s Plinth’, an existing frame structure outside St Paul’s tube station, in the heart of the City of London.
Having been involved in retail design for more than 25 years, we are more aware than ever how the industry is changing, and the nature of retail is being challenged and redefined. Traditional retailers are having to adapt to survive in an increasingly digital world, and one of our jobs is to help them gain the necessary strategies to ensure their business not only survives, but thrives.
For those of you expecting an update on this year’s talent show, I am sorry to disappoint you but seeing it advertised and, of course, never having been found to watch it… I am reminded of the architectural equivalent… the selection of Part I students looking for their in-practice training.