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Green Deal

Architects press government to commit to zero carbon homes by 2016

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Construction professionals including architects Rab Bennetts and Sunand Prasad have signed a letter calling on the government to commit to cut emissions from buildings

Bartlett demolition

Bartlett demolition phase completes

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Work has completed on the demolition phase of Hawkins\Brown’s £23 million revamp of the Bartlett School of Architecture

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Farrells wins planning for ‘country house’ clause eco-home

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Farrells has successfully relied on the ‘country house’ clause to win planning for a new eco-house in rural Goudhurst, Kent

Studio Octopi\'s Thames Baths near City Hall

Studio Octopi exceeds Thames Baths' crowdfunding target

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Studio Octopi has exceeded its £125,000 crowdfunding target for its proposed Thames Baths floating lido

Ditchingham Passivhaus by Parsons and Whittley

Norwich launches hunt for Passivhaus partners

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Norwich City Council is hunting for teams to form a Passivhaus housing construction framework ‘Fabric First’ framework

Studio Octopi\'s proposals for reintroducing swimming to the Thames

Studio Octopi starts crowdfunding for Thames Baths

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Studio Octopi has launched a crowdfunding campaign for its proposed Thames Baths project

AHMM\'s University of Amsterdam scheme - the winner of the AJ\'s Retrofit Awards 2014

Last chance to enter your project for an AJ Retrofit Award

By Emily Booth

Practices have until 1 May to submit completed schemes for the AJ 2015 Retrofit Awards

Theatre Royal extension, Glasgow by Page\Park

AJ120 Awards: Sustainable Practice of the Year shortlist

By Emily Booth

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

Green Sky Thinking ECD

Green Sky Thinking: POE highlights the issues of open plan working

By Sofie Pelsmakers

Sofie Pelsmakers reports from ECD Architects’ Green Sky Thinking event

Edward Lister

Ed Lister launches 2015 GreenSkyThinking

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London’s deputy mayor for policy and planning Edward Lister has officially launched this year’s GreenSkyThinking - the week-long, must-attend sustainability showcase

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First of Bystrup’s T-Pylons completes

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[FIRST LOOK] The first T-Pylons designed by Danish-based architecture, design and engineering practice Bystrup have been installed in Nottinghamshire

Green Deal

Green Party pledges VAT cut on refurbs

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The Green Party has pledged to cut VAT on all housing repairs and renovations

Green Deal

Small sites exempt from zero carbon standards

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The government’s plans to ‘water down’ its commitment to making all homes zero carbon by 2016 have been given the go-ahead

Wimbish Passivhaus by Parsons + Whittley

It’s official: goodbye Code for Sustainable Homes

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The government has officially put an end to eco-housing yardstick, the Code for Sustainable Homes

Nudge Group proposal for a market square

Bristol: Europe’s green capital

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Sustainable transport, district energy networks and housing retrofits complement grass-roots activity to underpin Bristol’s status as European Green Capital for 2015

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