FRAC (Lacaton & Vassal), Nord pas de Calais by William Veerbeek (CC BY-NC-SA 2.0)

Pritzker Prize celebrates reduce, reuse, recycle

The Pritzker Prize has gone to an architectural practice that prefers to understand and reimagine buildings rather than bring in the demolition team and wipe away the past – and the results have been beautiful and successful for the communities involved. Often architects, as do consultants of all industries, come into a space and want to start from new; they want to demolish what’s there, … Continue reading Pritzker Prize celebrates reduce, reuse, recycle

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How Disney Does Decision Making: Empowering staff

What kind of manager are you? What’s your management style? How would you like to manage your team in a way that improves efficiency, effectiveness, outcomes, and morale? In a corner of Disney, staff autonomy is achieved through delegated Decision Making. Every year ESPN gets their staff to select the company priorities for the year ahead, one that I imagine could potentially be quite contentious … Continue reading How Disney Does Decision Making: Empowering staff

Colour of the Year 2021

Colour of the Year 2021: Grey & Yellow team up

Every year we excitedly lookout for the Pantone Colour of the Year – and although it’s not normally a surprise, it still helps us focus on what colour or colours are trending worldwide in terms of design and home interiors popularity. Previously we’ve had Living Coral giving us a pink outlook for the year, but as we usher in 2021 – regardless of lockdown and … Continue reading Colour of the Year 2021: Grey & Yellow team up

Top Documentaries to watch before you die

We love documentary films at Copse Magazine and although there are many top ten documentaries lists or top 100 documentary films lists, don’t worry – we have the definitive list of the top documentaries to watch before you die and this list is regularly updated. Rather than rank our list by popularity or worse by rating (and make you wade through pages of adverts to … Continue reading Top Documentaries to watch before you die