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Green Sky Thinking launch 2014

Open City’s Green Sky Thinking week launches

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Open City’s Green Sky Thinking, a London-wide programme of more than 50 seminars on sustainable design, launched today (23 April) at City Hall

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Book your place now: Delivering green design

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Sarah Wigglesworth, Sheppard Robson’s Alan Shingler, and Yeoryia Manolopoulou of AY Architects will debate what it takes to deliver a sustainable building as part of the AJ’s Green Sky Thinking event

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A home from home: Maggie’s West London revisited

By Amanda Birch

Footprint revisit: Maggie’s West London excels at providing comfort and sanctuary, writes Amanda Birch. Photography by Ben Blossom

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Retrofit Awards call for entry

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The AJ has launched its annual Retrofit Awards, championing the best in the creative re-use of buildings and construction

In construction: Architype's Coed y Brenin visitor centre Video

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The construction of Architype’s recently completed £1.24m Coed y Brenin visitor centre

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Hawkes wins planning for another PPS7 Passivhaus

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Hawkes Architecture has won the green-light for this £750,000 ‘county house clause’ scheme in the Kent countryside

Mind the Gap

Book now for this year's Green Sky Thinking week

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Booking has now opened for this year’s Green Sky Thinking week running from 28 April to 2 May

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C20 Society backs calls to list Cullinan-designed office

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The Twentieth Century Society has backed Ted Cullinan’s campaign to list one of his award-winning projects in a bid to stop it from being demolished

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Cullinan-designed office faces demolition

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Ted Cullinan has attempted to stop the demolition of one his RIBA award-winning projects by applying to get it listed

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Mae and Hawkins\Brown win go-ahead for Agar Grove Estate regen

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Mae and Hawkins\Brown has won planning for the £97million overhaul of the 1960s Agar Estate in Camden

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Multipod Studios reveals prototype ‘pop-up’ Passivhaus Video

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[FIRST LOOK + PLANS + PROJECT DATA] Marseille-based Multipod Studios has constructed a 150m2 Passivhaus which can be assembled ‘like Lego’

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Effects of climate change can already be seen, says IPCC report

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The United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has released new claims that the world is ‘ill-prepared’ for the risks of climate change

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UK-GBC calls on government to ‘throw a lifeline’ to failing Green Deal

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The UK Green Building Council (UK-GBC) has called on the government to help save the troubled Green Deal programme

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Rivington Street Studios starts Passivhaus school extension

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London-based Rivington Street Studio has started work on a Passivhaus extension to a primary school in Tower Hamlets

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Gillespie Yunnie wins AJ Small Projects 2014 Sustainability Award

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A staircase at Royal William Yard in Plymouth has been crowned the most sustainable scheme in this year’s AJ Small Projects Awards

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