"More self-interestedly, we sense that the formality of both architectural education and general practice risks marginalising the profession in an increasingly fluid world that is demanding new answers. While the Arb-enshrined logic of consumer protection is understandable, real innovation between disciplines requires a blurring of boundaries, roles and skills sets. Large and urgent issues face society and we need to pool everyone’s talents, based on merit not qualifications. Perhaps Arb and the RIBA should focus on this inclusive public good agenda"
00's David Saxby is a regular columnist to the RIBA journal, read his latest diary entry here.