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Nine out of 10 hospitals and a fifth of homes suffer from design that puts occupants at risk of overheating, according to Lord Krebs, a member of the government’s climate change watchdog committee
The government must implement the zero carbon homes standard without further weakening in order to help the UK meet its climate change obligations, according to a new report by the Climate Change Committee
The 89 schemes vying for the annual retrofit Oscars have been announced
Norman Foster calls on government to consider the ‘sustainability factor’ of flattening and replacing Robin Hood Gardens when weighing up whether to list the 1972 estate
Tate Harmer has completed this temporary co-working space in East London’s Hoxton Square
Plans for a £1 billion tidal lagoon in Swansea have been rubber-stamped by the government
Recently renamed practice Tate Harmer is building a temporary co-working space wrapped around a tree in East London’s Hoxton Square
Construction professionals including architects Rab Bennetts and Sunand Prasad have signed a letter calling on the government to commit to cut emissions from buildings
Work has completed on the demolition phase of Hawkins\Brown’s £23 million revamp of the Bartlett School of Architecture
Farrells has successfully relied on the ‘country house’ clause to win planning for a new eco-house in rural Goudhurst, Kent
Studio Octopi has exceeded its £125,000 crowdfunding target for its proposed Thames Baths floating lido
Norwich City Council is hunting for teams to form a Passivhaus housing construction framework ‘Fabric First’ framework
Studio Octopi has launched a crowdfunding campaign for its proposed Thames Baths project
Practices have until 1 May to submit completed schemes for the AJ 2015 Retrofit Awards
Architype, Arup Associates and Haworth Tompkins have been named on a six-strong shortlist of firms vying for the AJ120 Sustainable Practice of the Year award
Backed by over 150 years of successful operations, Armstrong Ceilings is a global leader in providing acoustic, design and environmental ceiling system solutions for interior environments.
To date, worldwide, the company has recycled over 11.5 million m² of old ceiling material - that’s more than 40,000 tonnes of construction waste that’s been diverted from landfill.
In January 2013, Armstrong pledged to recycle non-Armstrong ceiling tiles, enabling contractors in the UK to make even more substantial savings on waste disposal costs.