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Sustainability in practice

It is critical is to measure the carbon footprint of early design options

12-May-2014 | By Kristian Steele

Embodied Carbon Week will help boost the industry’s expertise in emissions reduction, says Kristian Steele

Sustainability in practice

There are aspects that set my teeth on edge: the language of the consultation document is unbelievably crass

12-May-2014 | By Rory Bergin

Defra should not treat biodiversity like pieces on a chessboard, to be moved about at will, says Rory Bergin

Sustainability in practice

The Code for Sustainable Homes tends to focus on point-scoring, rather than fostering appropriate solutions

12-May-2014 | By Julia Park

The Code for Sustainable Homes is an unworkable muddle and we won’t mourn its passing, says Julia Park


Unravelling the mystique surrounding warranties

28-Oct-2015 | By Mark Klimt

Legalese: Knowing the basic tenets of warranties will help practitioners feel a little more comfortable, says Mark Klimt

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Changes to Part M - Access and Use of Buildings

8-Sep-2015 | By Geoff Wilkinson

Continuing the series looking at the October changes to Building Regs this month Geoff Wilkinson sets out the key changes to access to dwellings brought about by the government’s Housing Standards Review


Insuring against the worst

24-Jul-2015 | By Mark Klimt

Legalese: Make sure your professional indemnity insurance reflects a realistic level of risk for the project in hand, says Mark Klimt

Julie Humphryes

Humphryes: ‘Gender stereotyping is endemic in architecture’

18-Jul-2015 | By

Architect Julie Humphryes, who recently won a £250,000 payout after a court ruled she had been the target of sexist bullying, talks exclusively to the AJ about her experience

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New regulations should bring forward much-needed new homes

15-Jul-2015 | By Geoff Wilkinson

Continuing his look at changes to the Building Regs this October, Geoff Wilkinson sets out the key changes to access to dwellings