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What's behind the Walkie Talkie 'death ray'?

By Tom Bassett

Tom Bassett explains the Walkie Talkie’s ‘death ray’ phenomenon

Architype\'s UEA Enterprise Centre

Footprint's 5 things to do this week


This week there are lots of events being held as part of World Green Building Week and London Design Festival

George Made That

What’s green at London Design Festival?


London Design Festival runs from 14 - 22 September. Here are Footprint’s picks of what to go and see

Piers Taylor, Invisible Studio

An evening of small projects in Bristol


As part of its ongoing exhibition of the 2013 AJ Small Projects, the Bristol Architecture Centre hosted the first ever event centered on the Small Projects Sustainability Award, now in its third year

Reception Gallery and Toilets for Ruwenzori Sculpture Foundation by Kilburn Nightingale Architects

Footprint's 5 things to do this week


This week’s events include a panel discussion on sustainability in the AJ Small Projects Awards

FCBS\' The Hive library in Worcester

CIBSE calls for entries to Building Performance Awards


There are just two weeks left to enter the 2014 CIBSE Building Performance Awards


DIY Detroit

By Michelle Price

An account from Project Detroit’s recent visit to the notorious Motor City to investigate the aims of the state and community to regenerate and rebuild the city


Footprint's 5 things to do this week


This week’s events include a talk by Anna Minton and a tour of Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners prototype zero carbon home

Self-built Social Housing

Can you design a £50,000 self-build home?


A high profile competition is calling for designs for a self-build home that can house a family of four for £50,000

Richard Rogers

Footprint's 5 things to do this week


This week’s events include a tour of Henning Stummel Architects’ converted joinery workshop office and an exhibition of Rogers’ work

(1) Robin Partington Architects\' Park House

Implementing sustainability targets: 'it's about a mindset change'


Andrew Kinsey, sustainability director for construction at Mace gives insight into what they are doing to reduce their environmental impact

Cullinan Studios’ Maggie’s North East scheme, Newcastle

Cullinan: 'sustainability is worth trying'

By Ted Cullinan

Ted Cullinan describes a life in practice designing some of the UK’s most admired eco-buildings

Architectural education

Five views on sustainability in architectural education

Should architecture students be taught sustainable design? And if so, how? The AJ presents five contrasting views


Footprint's 5 things to do this week


This week’s events include an exhibition of Antarctic architecture

Studio teaching at the Centre for Alternative Technology

The green curriculum


Drawing on experience of a Part 2 course focused on sustainability issues, Laura Mark looks at the challenges climate change lays down for education


Backed by over 150 years of successful operations, Armstrong Ceilings is a global leader in providing acoustic, design and environmental ceiling system solutions for interior environments.

To date, worldwide, the company has recycled over 11.5 million m² of old ceiling material - that’s more than 40,000 tonnes of construction waste that’s been diverted from landfill.

In January 2013, Armstrong pledged to recycle non-Armstrong ceiling tiles, enabling contractors in the UK to make even more substantial savings on waste disposal costs.