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Forticrete roundtable

Forticrete roundtable: specifying green

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The experts at this AJ/Forticrete roundtable give their top tips on how to get contractors to take your green specifications seriously

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Forticrete roundtable: full transcript

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The full transcript of the AJ/Forticrete roundtable on specifying green design

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Brighton Waste House

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At Brighton University, architect and tutor Duncan Baker-Brown has built a house entirely from waste materials. Hattie Hartman reports

Contemplating Community by Archivate

Archivate completes pop-up installation in Kensington

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Archivate – a collective of architectural designers, musicians and film-makers – has completed this pop-up installation in the grade II-listed Kensington Central Library

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Archivate reveals plans for pop-up installation

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Archivate – a collective of architectural designers, musicians and film-makers – has revealed plans for a pop-up installation in west London made from recycled newspapers

Greg Barker DECC Green Deal

Green Deal minister out as Cameron starts reshuffle Video

By Tom Fitzpatrick

Energy minister Greg Barker, who has led the Green Deal for the government, is among the government ministers to exit their roles in prime minister David Cameron’s reshuffle

hhbr\'s Copper Lane \'co-housing\' scheme in Stoke Newington

London's first co-housing scheme completes

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Work has completed on this £1.6million project by Henley Halebrown Rorrison (HHbR) which is being hailed as London’s first ‘co-housing’ scheme

Cullinan RMC HQ

Saved: Ted Cullinan's RMC HQ handed grade II* listing

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Ted Cullinan’s ‘outstanding’ and ‘innovative’ Ready Mix Concrete (RMC) building in Surrey has been given a grade II* listing

bptw\'s Shakespeare House refurbishment

bptw completes Hackney housing

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[FIRST LOOK + PLANS] East London-based practice bptw has completed the refurbishment of a 1930s block of flats in Hackney

Cullinan Uplands Conference Centre

Grade II listing for Cullinan-designed conference centre

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The 30-year-old Uplands Conference Centre in Buckinghamshire by Edward Cullinan Architects has been granted a grade II-listed status

Curtain Road by Duggan Morris

Retrofit Awards 2014 shortlist announced

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The shortlist for this year’s retrofit Oscars - the AJ’s Retrofit Awards 2014 - has been revealed

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This World Cup is as much about the future of Brazil’s cities as it is about football

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Recife’s stadium was meant to be the centrepiece of ‘World Cup City’. Only the stadium and a few restaurants and petrol stations have been built, says Hattie Hartman

Fosters Monaco Yacht Club

Foster + Partners completes Monaco yacht club

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[FIRST LOOK + DRAWINGS + PROJECT DATA] AJ100 chart-topper Foster + Partners has completed a new building for Monaco’s yacht club

Bennetts Associates\' FloWave Ocean Energy Research Facility

Bennetts completes £9.5m wave energy research centre

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Bennetts Associates has completed a facility for researching wave and tidal power at the University of Edinburgh

Architype Burry Port School

Architype wins planning for Welsh Passivhaus school

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[FIRST LOOK + PLANS] Hereford-based Architype has won planning for a Passivhaus primary school in Wales

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