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Carl Turner Architects - floating house

Free to download: Carl Turner puts plans for floating home on website

By Colin Marrs

Brixton-based practice Carl Turner Architects has made blueprints for a floating home available for free via an open-source architecture website

Football for Hope, Cameroon

Profession shocked as Architecture for Humanity shuts


The humanitarian organisation Architecture for Humanity has shut its doors but local chapters have vowed to carry on its work

Julie Hirigoyen, UK-GBC

UK-GBC appoints new chief exec


Julie Hirigoyen is set to replace Paul King as the chief executive of the UK Green Building Council (UK-GBC)

Video: a look at Rick Mather Architects’ latest Passivhaus scheme Video


Watch this video of Rick Mather Architects’ recently completed this £12 million Passivhaus residential scheme in Camden, North London

Garden Bridge

Wildlife charity says ‘Garden Bridge falls short for wildlife’


The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) has withdrawn its backing for Thomas Heatherwick’s controversial Garden Bridge over the Thames

Garden Bridge

Questions remain over Garden Bridge funding


Questions still hang over who will fund the upkeep of Thomas Heatherwick’s contentious Garden Bridge across the River Thames

Zaha Bee\'ah

Zaha designs super-green UAE headquarters


Zaha Hadid Architects has designed this new headquarters building for Middle Eastern environmental and waste management company Bee’ah

Garden Bridge

Boris approves Garden Bridge


London Mayor Boris Johnson has given the go-ahead to Thomas Heatherwick’s controversial Garden Bridge over the River Thames

PRP\'s Chobham Manor housing - second phase [December 2014]

Approval for second phase of Olympic legacy housing


PRP and Make have bagged ‘unanimous approval’ for the 207-home second phase of the new Chobham Manor neighbourhood on London’s Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

Garden Bridge

Westminster gives green-light to Garden Bridge


Westminster City Council has followed in Lambeth’s footsteps by giving planning to Heatherwick’s Garden Bridge across the river Thames

Bicester Icon

Government to announce plans for new garden city


Plans for a new garden city in Bicester, Oxfordshire are set to be announced ahead of the government’s Autumn Statement tomorrow (3 December)

Garden Bridge

Westminster still concerned over Garden Bridge’s impact on views


Westminster planners are still concerned about the impact of Thomas Heatherwick’s Garden Bridge on protected historic views along the Thames

Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon - FaulknerBrowns

Urban green - the Landscape Institute Awards 2014 winners


The Landscape Institute Awards reflect a growing concern with green infrastructure, writes Hattie Hartman

Kieran Timberlake US Embassy 5

James Timberlake: 'We don’t see form as independent of performance'


James Timberlake, partner at Kieran Timberlake, speaks exclusively to the AJ about sustainable architecture

Footprint Live James Timberlake

Timberlake calls for ‘red award’ for worst performing buildings


Eco-pioneer James Timberlake has called for a new ‘red award’ to highlight unsustainable buildings

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