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Savvy practices will benefit through academic partnerships


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

Fionn Stevenson

School heads vote to embed building performance in architecture curricula

By Fionn Stevenson

The annual national Standing Conference of Heads of Schools of Architecture (SCHOSA) architectural education conference, held at the RIBA on 10 April, explored the timely theme of ‘Beyond Building Performance Evaluation’, writes Fionn Stevenson.

Sheppard Robson

Scaling back DECs will cost more in the long term

By Alan Shingler

Scaling back on the way we monitor the performance of buildings is short-sighted, says Alan Shingler


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


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

The London skyline

Are London’s towers sustainable?

By Chris Twinn

Towers are difficult to justify environmentally, socially or economically, so why keep building them? asks Chris Twinn


Build bridges, not trumpet worn-out stereotypes


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


New certification system quantifies health and wellness credentials


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


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


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


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