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C20 Society rallies support for No1 Poultry listing

The Twentieth Century Society has rallied the support of 24 members of James Stirling and Michael Wilford & Partners’ office in its attempt to get the postmodernist icon listed

Stebon Primary School by Rivington Street Studios

Rivington Street Studio completes Passivhaus School

Rivington Street Studio has completed London’s first Passivhaus school

Heathrow Airport 1

Airlines back Heathrow expansion

The airline industry has backed Heathrow on the eve of the Airports Commission’s recommendation on how to expand London’s aviation capacity

The playground at Sheffield\'s Park Hill estate

#housingestates: your great housing guide

Our new book, Exemplary Housing Estate Regeneration in Europe is timely and essential reading

Competition site for the extension to the Alvar Aalto Museum and the Museum of Central Finland. Image by Alvar Aalto Museum

Design contest launched for Alvar Aalto Museum extension

The Alvar Aalto Foundation has launched an open international competition for a new extension connecting the Alvar Aalto Museum and Museum of Central Finland

Green Deal

Government must implement zero carbon homes standard, says Climate Change Committee

The government must implement the zero carbon homes standard without further weakening in order to help the UK meet its climate change obligations, according to a new report by the Climate Change Committee

Colm Lacey,  Director of Development at Croydon Council

To meet housing needs we need simple, deliverable schemes

To be genuinely effective in meeting dire housing need, we must create simple, deliverable schemes, says Croydon Council’s Colm Lacey

John McRae

Housing crisis: 'Architects should challenge the issues of supply and demand'

John McRae of ORMS poses some of his own questions about the housing crisis - and offers some possible solutions


Soraya Khan

Soraya Khan: 'I was headed for a career in music'

Theis and Khan Architects co-founder Soraya Khan contemplated a pop career before choosing architecture



‘The worst building in the world awards’

A massive gulf persists between the buildings that win architecture awards and those that ?the public prefers, suggests research by Create Streets


Sheffield\'s Park Hill in the 1960s

Ivor Smith: What makes a house a home?

The architect of Park Hill Estate, Sheffield on the rules of good housing



26.06.15: 37 Housing

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KCA cover

Exemplary Housing Estate Regeneration in Europe

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