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James Timberlake: 'We don’t see form as independent of performance'


James Timberlake, partner at Kieran Timberlake, speaks exclusively to the AJ about sustainable architecture

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Timberlake calls for ‘red award’ for worst performing buildings


Eco-pioneer James Timberlake has called for a new ‘red award’ to highlight unsustainable buildings

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Housing debate dominates Footprint Live


Last week’s flagship eco-conference heard contrasting views over where to build new housing, as well as calls for post-occupancy monitoring

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Garden Bridge backers hit out at critics

By Jim Dunton

The executive director of the Garden Bridge Trust has hit back at critics of the proposed Thames crossing designed by Thomas Heatherwick


Construction of Bystrup’s next-generation pylons set to start

By Jim Dunton

National Grid is to construct a test-run of the next-generation T-Pylons for use across the British countryside over the coming months, it has announced.

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Heatherwick's Garden Bridge faces new backlash

By Jim Dunton

Thomas Heatherwick’s proposed £175million bridge across the River Thames is facing a new round of criticism after details of entry restrictions for the planned ‘public’ structure emerged.

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Lambeth approves Heatherwick's Garden Bridge


Thomas Heatherwick’s proposed £175million bridge across the River Thames has been given the green light by Lambeth Council

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Lambeth set to approve Heatherwick's Garden Bridge

By , Jim Dunton

Thomas Heatherwick’s proposed £175million bridge across the River Thames has been recommended for approval by planning officers at Lambeth Council

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Green Party leader to speak at Footprint Live


Natalie Bennett, leader of Green Party, is set to speak at this year’s AJ Footprint Live conference

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KPF's Lime Street tower achieves BREEAM first


Kohn Pedersen Fox’s planned 190m tall skyscraper is the first building to be rated under BREEAM’s updated standards

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Memorial fund launched in memory of eco-architect Paul Hinkin


A fund to help disadvantaged architecture students at the Welsh School of Architecture has been set up in memory of Black Architecture founder Paul Hinkin

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What makes a sustainable city? Find out at AJ Footprint Live


Book your tickets for AJ Footprint Live to hear from green leaders including Green Party leader Natalie Bennett and architects James Timberlake, Greg Penoyre, and Monica von Schmalensee

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Garden Bridge attempts to appease concerns with updated imagery


The backers of the Thomas Heatherwick-designed Garden Bridge across the Thames have revealed updated visuals of the proposed link to allay fears it could block protected views

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Cycle Superhighways will make London 'fit for the future' say architects


Richard Rogers, Patrik Schumacher and Terry Farrell have written a letter to London Mayor Boris Johnson in support of the proposed new Cycle Superhighways

Heneghan Peng’s Giant’s Causeway Visitor Centre. Client: The National Trust

Leading architects reject calls for RIBA Stirling Prize sustainability threshold


Leading architects have rejected calls for buildings to be barred from winning the RIBA Stirling Prize unless they can prove they are eco-friendly and built to last

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