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AJ launches Footprint Live 2014

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Book now: tickets for the AJ’s annual sustainability conference, Footprint Live 2014,

Paul King

Paul King steps down from UK-GBC helm

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Long-standing UK Green Building Council (UK-GBC) chief executive Paul King has announced is leaving the organisation at the start of 2015

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White Design faces legal action over problems at exemplar eco-school

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White Design is facing legal action over its £6.5million primary school in Dartington, with part of the ground-breaking building expected to be demolished

Blackfriars junction cycle route

Boris launches consultation on 'Crossrail for cyclists'

By Tim Clark

The Mayor of London has launched a public consultation over plans to introduce two major cycle routes through central London

Architype\'s UEA Enterprise Centre

Last chance to book for AJ Specification Live green products special

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Architects from Arup Associates, Architype, Jerry Tate Architects, Barr Gazetas and BBM Sustainable Design will give their tips on green specification at the next AJ Specification Live

External wall insulation

External insulation causing ‘irreversible’ damage to housing stock, experts warn

By Jim Dunton

Architects and conservationists have warned of the risk of ‘largely irreversible’ visual damage to Victorian and Edwardian homes from the government’s huge programme of external insulation

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Moving Kiruna

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Hattie Hartman looks at White Arkitekter/Ghilardi + Hellsten’s plan to relocate Sweden’s northernmost town two kilometres eastwards

Shelter and PRP\'s shortlisted proposal

Wolfson Prize: 40 Garden Cities needed to solve housing crisis

By Tim Clark

Plans by the three of the five finalists vying for this year’s Wolfson Economics Prize propose building up to 40 new garden cities to solve the housing crisis

Foster Lomas\' Isle of Man scheme 2014

Planning victory in Isle of Man for Foster Lomas

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Foster Lomas has won planning permission to overhaul a hilltop home in the Isle of Man set within a new, privately managed nature reserve

Video: Building Jeffry's House Video

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See a time-lapse video of the construction of the competition-winning thatched folly at the Ards Forest Park in Donegal, Ireland

Jeffry’s House

Architect and artist duo reveals thatched folly

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[FIRST LOOK + PLANS + PROJECT DATA] A competition-winning thatched folly has been installed at the Ards Forest Park in Donegal, Ireland

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Atkins joins design team for Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon

By Jim Dunton

Atkins Global has been appointed to provide design and engineering support for the Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon

Sainsbury\'s Greenwich by Chetwoods Architects

Stirling-shortlisted supermarket listing bid rejected

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A bid to list the Greenwich Sainsbury’s eco-store, which was launched by Paul Hinkin who died earlier this week, has failed

Paul Hinkin, Black Architecture

Obituary: Paul Hinkin (1965 - 2014) Video

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Eco-architect and founder of Black Architecture Paul Hinkin has died, aged 49

Work to start on Baca's £7m ‘scientific’ Passivhaus rural home Video

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London-based Baca Architects is set to start on with its proposed an ‘Arts and Technology’ Passivhaus outside Nottingham

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