Issue 308: Managing building projects

  • Managing building projects

    Photo of exterior of arts venue
    12 Oct 2017

    Too many arts venues take on ambitious building projects they can’t easily fund. Rebecca Morland shares some tips on how to approach capital projects more wisely.

    It is very easy to get swept away by all the possibilities at the beginning of a building project. You and your colleagues talk to an architect, you unload all your concerns about your building and its inadequacies. It’s a chance to solve all the issues you’ve had for many years and realise all your dreams.

    A capital project that doesn’t come with a good artistic rationale and business case attached is going to struggle to attract funding from any source

    The architect comes up... more

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