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Archive of articles from the Footprint section of the AJ magazine

Green Deal

Green Deal branded bad for built environment and for profession


Fears are growing that architects are being marginalised in the multibillion pound Green Deal energy efficiency retrofit drive

Old Ford Water Recycling Plant

Olympic treatment


Lyall Bills & Young’s secluded water recycling plant in the Olympic Park sets the standard for similar utilities, says Amanda Birch

Brockholes Visitor Centre by Adam Khan Architects

Greenest in show


If you want to win the Stirling Prize, your building had better be sustainable. Hattie Hartman picks the low-energy contenders

Spiral staircase saves floorspace

Elsie Owusu collaborates with Sir Peter Blake on low energy house in Hackney


Prefabricated panels erected on site in three days

Manchester Metropolitan University Business School & Student Hub, Manchester

Taking the heat out


Through skilful planning, Feilden Clegg Bradley has created a BREEAM ‘Excellent’ Modernist block that avoids the pitfalls of its type

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