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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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Julia Park: 'We have to end this schizophrenic approach to housing'

30-Jul-2015 | By Julia Park

Head of housing for Levitt Bernstein. Julia Park, says the housing industry is being flooded with misguided ideas

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Emmott: 'Londoners overwhelmingly want the Garden Bridge'

28-Jul-2015 | By Bee Emmott

Ian Ritchie’s animosity towards the ‘flawed and unnecessary’ Garden Bridge is not shared by most Londoners, argues executive director of the Garden Bridge Trust Bee Emmott

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David Tittle: 'Is the dash for housing killing localism?'

27-Jul-2015 | By David Tittle

The government’s housing drive is undermining policies meant to encourage people to accept local growth, says the chair of the Design Network and Civic Voice David Tittle

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Ian Ritchie: 'What problem does the Garden Bridge solve?'

27-Jul-2015 | By Ian Ritchie

Ian Ritchie takes a forensic look at why Thomas Heatherwick’s controversial Garden Bridge proposal is the wrong project for London

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Debunking the architecture school rankings

24-Jul-2015 | By

The schools are doing fine regardless of The Guardian’s rankings, says Rory Olcayto

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Insuring against the worst

24-Jul-2015 | By Mark Klimt

Legalese: Make sure your professional indemnity insurance reflects a realistic level of risk for the project in hand, says Mark Klimt

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Prepare yourself for more casual deregulation

24-Jul-2015 | By

Pesky regulation – that’s what has been holding the housing market back, writes Paul Finch

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The Great Upmarket Mockney Nanopad Sell-Out

24-Jul-2015 | By

Ian Martin witnesses the re-gangsterfication of the East End

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Diary of a Part 1: The large practice

24-Jul-2015 | By Yaling Li

Yaling Li found working at Aukett Swanke allowed her to build a wider professional skill set

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Diary of a Part 1: The medium practice

24-Jul-2015

Jessie Hu found herself challenging her previous notions of professional life at Simpson Haugh & Partners