Tag : Climate Change
Ben Derbyshire has joined the UKGBC in urging architects to join planned industrial action on 20 September
Peter Fisher and Ben Hopkins of Bennetts Associates explain why the profession should follow the example of climate change activist Greta Thunberg
08.08.19: Recycle, Reuse, RevisitSubscription
We profile three sustainable projects in this special issue. Two are in Europe: Resource Rows in Copenhagen by Lendager Group, and Lacaton & Vassal’s Grand-Parc refurb, Bordeaux. We also revisit Hopkins Architects’ Living Planet Centre six years after completion to see how it’s performing. PLUS a news feature looks at how material passports – literally finding value among rubble – may be a gamechanger for construction; ...
The Youth Strike for Climate is exerting influence in the only way available to the young, by disrupting business-as-usual. Shouldn’t architects be following their example? asks Scott McAulay
Video: ‘It’s architects who manage resources: we choose what we build buildings out of’VideoSubscription
Duncan Baker-Brown, the architect and circular economy expert, explains how architects can develop a crucial new role in tackling the climate emergency through reuse of natural resources
Irony has gasped its final breath. It has emerged that Grimshaw’s designs for the expansion of Heathrow Airport will be informed by the principles of climate adaptation.
Building a sustainable practice has to begin with your own staff, said winners of the AJ100 Sustainable Practice of the Year Award at a recent panel discussion. Isabella Kaminski reports
RIBA declares climate emergencySubscription
The RIBA today announced it would urgently pursue a five-year action plan towards a net-zero built environment as its ruling council unanimously voted to declare an environmental and climate emergency.
RIBA blasted after hosting oil industry event Subscription
The RIBA has sparked ‘dismay’ after hosting a conference about oil drilling opportunities in Africa at its London headquarters
Architecture firms are rallying to the climate change cause with an 11-point action plan. But have they understood the transformation in practice this will commit them to? Will Hurst reports