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Riba

The Arabic word for "excess," which is used as a byword for interest. The Quran explicitly prohibits Muslims to receive or take riba; many Muslims believe this forbids them from taking advantage of financial products based on interest. Because this removes most conventional products, Islamic finance was developed to offer an alternative, though critics contend these products still accumulate riba because they imitate "regular" finance.
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Additional information about the 100% Detail exhibition, which is sponsored by The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA), can be found at http://www.
The letter has been signed by the Building & Engineering Services Association, the Campaign to Protect Rural England, the Country Land & Business Association, the Countryside Alliance, the Electrical Contractors' Association, the Federation of Master Builders, the Glass and Glazing Federation, the Historic Houses Association, the Institute of Historic Building Conservation, House Beautiful, the Listed Property Owners Club, the National Federation of Builders, the National Federation of Roofing Contractors, the National Home Improvement Council, the Royal Institute of British Architects, the Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings and The Heritage Alliance.
The Welsh Assembly building joins the new terminal for Madrid airport and a children's hospital in the six buildings which have made it on to this year's Royal Institute of British Architects shortlist for The RIBA Stirling Prize.
Rafael Vinoly Architects announced that the Council of the Royal Institute of British Architects has recently approved the award of an International Fellowship to Rafael Vinoly, the firm's principal.
The Stirling Prize, Britain's top award, is decided by the Royal Institute of British Architects.
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JonJo MacNamara, 32, pictured, was sacked as regional director of the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) for gross misconduct in April.
Jonjo MacNamara was dismissed as regional director of the Royal Institute of British Architects for gross misconduct.
The competition run by the Royal Institute of British Architects for the Department of Energy and Climate Change and National Grid is calling on architects, designers and engineers to come up with new designs for pylons.
Vagdia and Holmes Architects, based at the Canal Basin, is taking part in Architect in the House - a fundraising initiative between the Royal Institute of British Architects and Shelter, which is now in its 14th year.
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The Royal Institute of British Architects last night celebrated the latest architecture in the West Midlands by giving a RIBA National Award to The Belgrade, designed by Stanton Williams architects.

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