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Retrofit Awards call for entry

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The AJ has launched its annual Retrofit Awards, championing the best in the creative re-use of buildings and construction

In construction: Architype's Coed y Brenin visitor centre Video

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The construction of Architype’s recently completed £1.24m Coed y Brenin visitor centre

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Hawkes wins planning for another PPS7 Passivhaus

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Hawkes Architecture has won the green-light for this £750,000 ‘county house clause’ scheme in the Kent countryside

Mind the Gap

Book now for this year's Green Sky Thinking week

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Booking has now opened for this year’s Green Sky Thinking week running from 28 April to 2 May

Cullinan RMC HQ

C20 Society backs calls to list Cullinan-designed office

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The Twentieth Century Society has backed Ted Cullinan’s campaign to list one of his award-winning projects in a bid to stop it from being demolished

Cullinan RMC HQ

Cullinan-designed office faces demolition

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Ted Cullinan has attempted to stop the demolition of one his RIBA award-winning projects by applying to get it listed

Mae Hawkins\Brown Agar Grove updated

Mae and Hawkins\Brown win go-ahead for Agar Grove Estate regen

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Mae and Hawkins\Brown has won planning for the £97million overhaul of the 1960s Agar Estate in Camden

Pop-up Passivhaus

Multipod Studios reveals prototype ‘pop-up’ Passivhaus Video

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[FIRST LOOK + PLANS + PROJECT DATA] Marseille-based Multipod Studios has constructed a 150m2 Passivhaus which can be assembled ‘like Lego’

Carbon emissions

Effects of climate change can already be seen, says IPCC report

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The United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has released new claims that the world is ‘ill-prepared’ for the risks of climate change

Green Deal

UK-GBC calls on government to ‘throw a lifeline’ to failing Green Deal

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The UK Green Building Council (UK-GBC) has called on the government to help save the troubled Green Deal programme

Rivington Street Studio Passivhaus school

Rivington Street Studios starts Passivhaus school extension

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London-based Rivington Street Studio has started work on a Passivhaus extension to a primary school in Tower Hamlets

Gillespie Yunnie

Gillespie Yunnie wins AJ Small Projects 2014 Sustainability Award

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A staircase at Royal William Yard in Plymouth has been crowned the most sustainable scheme in this year’s AJ Small Projects Awards

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It’s official: government to scrap Code for Sustainable Homes

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The government has confirmed it will scrap the Code for Sustainable Homes and incorporate rules on energy efficiency into the Building Regulations

Sainsbury\'s Greenwich by Chetwoods Architects

Greenwich Council approves demolition of Stirling-shortlisted eco-store

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Greenwich Council has approved plans to replace the 2000 Stirling Prize-shortlisted Sainsbury’s eco-store on the Greenwich Penisula with a huge new IKEA

Silvertown Docks by Bethany Gale and Sarah Tolley

Revealed: winner of Royal Docks contest

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Landscape architects Bethany Gale and Sarah Tolley have been revealed as the winning team in the contest to reimagine London’s Royal Docks

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