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Architects need to be energy fluent to get the best from engineers

29-May-2015 | By

Last week’s debate on energy literacy at Bristol’s Architecture Centre revealed conflicting views between academics and practitioners. Hattie Hartman reports


Savvy practices will benefit through academic partnerships

17-Apr-2015 | By

Last week’s SCHOSA conference highlighted the vast amount of research funding available to those who partner with universities or industry, says Hattie Hartman


Glimpse tomorrow's London at this year's Green Sky Thinking Week

26-Mar-2015 | By

This year’s Green Sky Thinking programme is stronger than ever, says Hattie Hartman


Build bridges, not trumpet worn-out stereotypes

27-Feb-2015 | By

Shuttleworth is right to celebrate building services engineers, but why trash architects? asks Hattie Hartman


New certification system quantifies health and wellness credentials

2-Feb-2015 | By

The case for including green design credentials within new projects should give architects additional leverage with clients, writes Hattie Hartman

Heatherwick\'s Garden Bridge

The Garden Bridge is not London's answer to the New York High Line

1-Dec-2014 | By

Promoting the Garden Bridge as London’s answer to the New York High Line is spurious, writes Hattie Hartman

US embassy

Join us at the Royal College of Physicians for the second AJ Footprint Live conference

30-Oct-2014 | By

The AJ’s second annual Footprint Live conference, will take place on November 20 at the Royal College of Physicians, writes Hattie Hartman


The greening of the Stirling

10-Oct-2014 | By

Over the past two decades the Stirling Prize has slowly begun to recognise sustainability, writes Hattie Hartman


The UK-GBC’s new report argues the business case for better offices

26-Sep-2014 | By

Every architect intuitively knows that better offices make for happier, more productive workers, writes Hattie Hartman


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


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


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


We need to turn our attention to London's outer boroughs

3-Sep-2015 | By Ellis Woodman

We urgently need to explore new models for housing and public space in London’s rapidly developing suburbs, says Ellis Woodman


Spitalfields Trust: 'There's a fundamental failure of understanding'

25-Aug-2015 | By Oliver Leigh-Wood

Oliver Leigh-Wood of The Spitalfields Trust hits back at claims the campaigning conservation group had pedalled ‘mistruths’ about British Land’s rejected proposals for Norton Folgate

Will Jennings, organiser of Garden Bridge protest campaign A Folly For London

Jennings: 'People are tired of being duped by developers'

24-Aug-2015 | By Will Jennings

Will Jennings, the organiser of the contest seeking rival ideas to Heatherwick Studios’ contentious Garden Bridge, on why people are ‘tired of being marketed to, rather than talked to’


Finch lunches with FAT

21-Aug-2015 | By

Lunch should be part of the working day, not just a break from it, says Paul Finch


Name that tomb

21-Aug-2015 | By

Ian Martin designs an austere deathpod

FAT cover - 21 August 2015 - AJ special issue

RIBA should buy the FAT archive

21-Aug-2015 | By

There must be a cupboard somewhere full of FAT’s drawings, models, and photographs and the RIBA should get its hands on it, says Rory Olcayto


It’s coming from inside the house

21-Aug-2015 | By Will Wiles

What will the haunted house symbolise in the future? asks Will Wiles

FAT issue - august 2015

The Death and Life of the Architect

21-Aug-2015 | By FAT

How can a profession established in the 19th century survive in the light of the political, economic, technical and social change of the 21st? asks FAT


Robert Sakula: 'Government has turned its back on zero carbon housing'

11-Aug-2015 | By Robert Sakula

By scrapping zero carbon homes the government is wasting the knowledge the industry has already gained, says Robert Sakula


Into Darkest London

7-Aug-2015 | By

Ian Martin finds a novel solution to the empty homes scandal