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Walthamstow Wetlands sets an exemplary precedent for legacy projects at the Olympic fringe

28-Aug-2014 | By

Thames Water’s project is a shining example of that great rarity: joined-up thinking, writes Hattie Hartman

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There's a long way to go to get sustainable design integrated in architects' training

28-Jul-2014 | By

The loci of student activity which suggest promising ways forward, writes Hattie Hartman

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The best green design marries passive principles with spatial quality and aesthetics

12-May-2014 | By

Hattie Hartman reports from the AJ’s Green Sky Thinking seminar at the LSE

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'Tivoli it ain't': new public realm at the Olympic Park struggles to convince

30-Apr-2014 | By

Overall, James Corner Field Operations’ Olympic scheme lacks cohesion, says Hattie Hartman

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Not a single section of the Farrell Review comprehensively addresses sustainability

14-Apr-2014 | By

Farrell Review fails to give sustainability top billing, yet a close read reveals valuable guidance, says Hattie Hartman

The critical role of trees in cities is too often forgotten

4-Apr-2014 | By

Hattie Hartman looks back at an uplifting week for urban trees and a new way of experiencing architecture

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Why Gillespie Yunnie’s staircase won the AJ Small Projects Sustainability Award

26-Mar-2014 | By

Sustainability cannot be the sole driver for a design and must be balanced with other considerations, says Hattie Hartman

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Join the AJ for breakfast at O'Donnell + Tuomey's student centre at the LSE

19-Mar-2014 | By

Green Sky Thinking is Open-City’s annual showcase of London’s most innovative sustainability initiatives, writes Hattie Hartman

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What became of the Aquatics Centre’s temporary wings?

13-Mar-2014 | By

What is clear from these efforts to reuse and recycle is that new ways of working do not penetrate industry overnight, says Hattie Hartman

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The challenge now is to demonstrate the value of POE across the industry

28-Feb-2014 | By

Post-occupancy research is not just about metrics. It’s about how to get the most out of a building and informing future design work, says Hattie Hartman

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Leadership and vision is needed to save Greenwich’s eco-Sainsbury’s

17-Feb-2014 | By

Listing is an avenue worth exploring. But it’s a long shot, writes Hattie Hartman

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What to make of Nest's learning thermostat?

10-Feb-2014 | By

Would a thermostat design revolution give us more control, or help to relinquish it? asks Hattie Hartman

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Architects must resist client pressure to certify beyond the scope of their involvement

15-Sep-2014 | By Mark Klimt

Legalese: Mark Klimt writes on liability for architects’ certificates

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Scotland’s Got Talent

12-Sep-2014 | By

Ian Martin helps to shape a nation

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Britain isn't working - the Scottish referendum is a wake-up call

10-Sep-2014 | By

What the referendum shows is that we are waking up to the fact that Britain isn’t working, says Rory Olcayto

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All architecture is political

10-Sep-2014 | By

Politics are not necessarily architectural, writes Paul Finch

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Architectural practices must harness young talent to adapt for the future

8-Sep-2014 | By Hazel York

Best practice: There is a confidence about the young. They are hyper-connected, tech-savvy, entrepreneurial and collaborative, writes Hazel York

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Energy ventriloquism and a post-urban behemoth

5-Sep-2014 | By

Ian Martin redesigns Clacton-on-Sea in Essex

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A critic has the right to unfairness in order to force through much-needed change

5-Sep-2014 | By Owen Hatherley

Filler’s critiques are particularly good at solidifying something you may have been thinking but couldn’t put into words, says Owen Hatherley

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Are RIBA’s special awards that special?

5-Sep-2014 | By

The Stirling Prize doesn’t shortlist regional winners - and neither should the Special Awards, says Rory Olcayto

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A government chief architect would work for all political parties

3-Sep-2014 | By

Bryan Jefferson offered wise advice to ministers on subjects ranging from architectural competitions to policy, writes Paul Finch

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From one bank to another

29-Aug-2014 | By

Ian Martin embarks on a series of high-profile bridge designs