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Green Deal

Industry slams move to exempt small schemes from zero carbon commitments

Today’s Queen’s Speech has confirmed the government’s plans to water-down its commitment to making all homes zero carbon by 2016

Shelter and PRP\'s shortlisted proposal

Revealed: proposals by five finalists in Garden Cities contest

The five finalists have been named in the competition to design a ‘visionary and economically viable’ new Garden City in a bid to solve Britain’s growing housing crisis

BIG New York

BIG scoops funding for New York hurricane protection

Danish architecture outfit BIG has been awarded $335million to proceed with its plans to protect New York against future floods

Cullinan RMC HQ

Architects and engineers behind RMC HQ rally on listing bid

Ted Cullinan and previous employees of the practice who worked on the award-winning headquarters of Ready Mix Concrete (RMC) building have rallied together in an attempt to save it from demolition

Green Deal

Government ditches zero carbon homes commitment

The government has abandoned its commitment to make all homes zero carbon by 2016

Garden Bridge

Heatherwick's 'Garden Bridge' goes in for planning

Thomas Heatherwick’s proposed £175million bridge across the River Thames has been submitted for planning

Cullinan RMC HQ

Big names throw weight behind RMC HQ listing bid

Ex-RIBA president Sunand Prasad has joined the names backing the campaign to list one of his Ted Cullinan’s award-winning projects and save it from demolition

king\'s cross

Three trends point the way for architects to design greener buildings

Many architects bemoan BREEAM’s tickbox culture, yet at King’s Cross it has provided a framework for delivering greener buildings, says Hattie Hartman

Hawkins Brown Wates House

Hawkins\Brown submits £30m Bartlett revamp

[FIRST LOOK + DRAWINGS] Hawkins\Brown has submitted plans to transform the home of the Bartlett School of Architecture


Preaching what you practise

The Bartlett’s deep retrofit should further green teaching, says Hattie Hartman


Google Project Loon

FootprintWire 18.06.13

Today’s green news: Google launches Project Loon