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Garden Bridge

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

Hugh Broughton

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

Levitt Bernstein

Levitt Bernstein wins self-build ideas contest


Levitt Bernstein has won a high-profile ideas contest judged by Kevin McCloud for a series of sustainable self-build homes costing less than £75,000 each

Studio Bark Springfield House

Studio Bark reveals £295k timber-clad zero carbon home


[FIRST LOOK + PLANS + PROJECT DATA] Studio Bark has completed this zero carbon house in Norfolk

Green Deal

Half of architects say zero carbon 'should be compulsory'


Nearly 50 per cent of the profession have said that zero carbon standards on all buildings should be made compulsory

NPS\'s competition-winning £350,000 Passivhaus holiday home

British Homes Awards 2014: NPS' Passivhaus holiday home among winners


AJ100 practice NPS has won the Sunday Times-backed contest to design a £350,000 Passivhaus waterside holiday home


LAVA reveals Y-shaped youth hostel


[FIRST LOOK + PLANS + PROJECT DATA] Berlin-based Laboratory for Visionary Architecture (LAVA) has revealed this competition-winning design for a new youth hostel in Bayreuth, Germany


Tory plans for 'less green' starter homes panned


The UK Green Building Council (UK-GBC) has slammed the Conservative’s plans to exempt proposed starter homes from zero carbon regs

footprint live

Book now: AJ Footprint Live 2014


Book your tickets now to hear from James Timberlake of KieranTimberlake and others on what makes a sustainable city


Three Passivhaus projects


AJ sustainability editor Hattie Hartman presents three recently completed Passivhaus projects


Lancaster Cohousing by Eco Arc

Three Passivhaus projects: Hattie Hartman on Eco Arc Architects’ Lancaster Cohousing


River Studio by Sjolander da Cruz Architects


Three Passivhaus projects: Hattie Hartman on Sjolander da Cruz Architects’ River Studio


Hindolveston Road Housing by Mole Architects


Three Passivhaus projects: Hattie Hartman on Mole Architects’ Hindolveston Road Housing


Snohetta reveals zero-carbon prototype house


Oslo-based Snohetta has unveiled proposal for this zero-carbon prototype home in Norway

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