New London Architecture

Clare Richards

Founding Director


Clare Richards
Clare is an architect and award-winning documentary filmmaker, she founded ft’work
in 2016 to promote thriving communities and ensure that clear social principles underpin development. A not for profit, ft’work collaborates at local level to support projects and initiate ideas whilst, at national lev el, working to encourage best practice and debate policy change.

NLA Awards Expert Assessor for Community Prize

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What next for social value?


29 November 2021

What next for social value?

Clare Richards of ftwork and Roland Karthaus of Matter Architecture argue for a new way of thinking about social purpose of development.

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Webinar: Prize Projects: learning from community award winners

Enabling Communities

23 November 2021

Webinar: Prize Projects: learning from community award winners

Recording of 'Prize projects' webinar, where we learnt from past Community Prize Winners and reflected on the value these projects bring to people and place over time.

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