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Heatherwick\'s Garden Bridge

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

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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

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

LSE

The greening of the Stirling

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

Office

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

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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

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

Bio-bean – introduced me to the idea of creating circular, closed-loop systems within buildings

Architecture school turned me into a green entrepreneur

By Arthur Kay

Architects are good at connecting dots. They are rarely specialists, instead they cross-pollinate ideas from the arts and sciences, writes Arthur Kay

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

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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

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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

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

Carbon emissions

Using more renewable energy won't lead to a drop in living standards

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Listen to the experts, says Rory Olcayto. We don’t have to sacrifice living standards to mitigate climate change

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