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    Architects needn’t take a guilt-trip on concreteSubscription

    Opinion22 January, 2019

    Look at the big construction picture before condemning concrete, writes Paul Finch

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    Weekend roundup: Building the slums of the futureSubscription

    Opinion19 January, 2019

    Simon Aldous’s take on the big architectural stories of the week: Fear over low-quality office-to-resi • Amin Taha champions alternatives to concrete • Church despairs of Cardross • Parliament refurb will not be a money feast 

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    17.01.19: Amin TahaSubscription

    Digital Edition17 January, 2019

    The latest AJ focuses on the work of Groupwork + Amin Taha including an interview with its founder, a full timeline of the practice’s work, and building studies of two mixed-use projects in Islington: the controversially stone-fronted 15 Clerkenwell Close and a residential/retail block at 168 Upper Street. PLUS Will architects cut down on concrete after a  report says it is responsible for 8 per cent of global CO2 emissions;

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    Concrete: do architects have their heads in the sand?Subscription

    News16 January, 2019

    A report showing cement is responsible for 8 per cent of world CO2 emissions has sparked a debate over the profession’s love affair with concrete

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    Amin Taha’s lead on materials could help save the planetSubscription

    Opinion15 January, 2019

    Architects love concrete but its high contribution to global CO2 emissions makes Taha’s preference for other materials a lead others need to follow, writes Emily Booth

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    Weekend roundup: Heatherwick Studio – nothing to see hereSubscription

    Opinion5 January, 2019

    Simon Aldous’s take on the big architectural stories of the week: Heatherwick Studio’s profits plummet • Tompkins tops theatre power list • Museum of Military intelligence scraps controversial competition • Report’s concrete warning

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    Concrete responsible for 8 per cent of all CO2 emissions, says reportSubscription

    News2 January, 2019

    Architects have been urged to reconsider their use of concrete after research found that cement – its key ingredient – was responsible for 8 per cent of global CO2 emissions

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    Fourth_space completes £3 million infill housing in Islington Subscription

    Building15 October, 2018

    The 10-unit Grosvenor Avenue scheme draws on a townhouse typology to infill a Victorian terrace

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    Coppin Dockray reveals plans for concrete home in rural HampshireSubscription

    News17 July, 2018

    Coppin Dockray has unveiled designs for a new 300m² in-situ concrete home in rural Hampshire

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    Checa Romero transforms mews property with concrete staircaseSubscription

    Building3 July, 2018

    A traditional mews house in London, originally used to stable horses with servant quarters above, has been transformed internally and expanded with a loft extension