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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


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

James Corner Field Operations

'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


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 North, still born-again

27-Mar-2015 | By

MONDAY Wow. All the architectural wisdom ever generated in the entire history of the world, distilled into a single tweet. I’m about to post it, then realise how dangerous that would actually be. Imagine. It would completely blow too many minds. The consequences would be - are - incalculable. I delete the tweet and squint into middle distance. A piano plays something elegiac.


Architecture Tomorrow showcases real projects that will get built

27-Mar-2015 | By

Architecture Tomorrow doesn’t predict the future of the built environment, it is the future of the built environment, says Rory Olcayto

Paul Finch

DCMS gave up caring for architecture years ago

27-Mar-2015 | By

Last week Culture kissed goodbye to the mother of the arts, writes Paul Finch


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

Sanderson House by David Kohn Architects

Small Projects: the crits, the quality and the hidden fox

25-Mar-2015 | By

What makes the Small Project crits so special? Maybe it’s the high standard of work on show, says Rory Olcayto

Reinier de Graaf

OMA chief: 'We were serious, but the Nine Elms contest wasn't'

23-Mar-2015 | By Reinier de Graaf

OMA partner Reinier de Graaf on why he thinks the Nine Elms bridge competition is a wasteful exercise in political lobbying

Paul Finch

The Americans have got it right when honouring architects

18-Mar-2015 | By

Acknowledging individual architectural excellence would enhance the profession, says Paul Finch


Spatial thinkers needed for the digital and physical overlap

18-Mar-2015 | By

The interface between digital and real is where the most exciting design opportunities are happening, says Rory Olcayto


The only way is morals

18-Mar-2015 | By

Ian Martin manages to avoid the gangsters and dickheads in Cannes, but finds his ethics tested back home


MIPIM: Warts and all

18-Mar-2015 | By Anonymous Architect

Our anonymous MIPIM insider unpicks the infamous property fair in Cannes and sets out why architects are not getting the best out of it