Hattie joined the AJ in 2006 and created the role of sustainability editor in 2008. She writes a monthly AJ column on sustainability and has a wide network of industry contacts both in the UK and abroad. Hattie regularly lectures on mainstreaming green design and serves on industry juries, including the annual AJ Retrofit Awards and the RIBA President’s Medal for Research (2016). She represents the AJ on Open-City’s Sustainability Soundings Board and is a UK ambassador for the LafargeHolcim Awards for Sustainable Construction.
Her forthcoming book for RIBA Publishing, Energy, People, Buildings, is co-authored with Judit Kimpian and Sofie Pelsmakers. Hattie guest-edited AD Brazil: Restructuring the Urban (2016), Atelier Ten’s Invisible Architecture (2015) and is the author of London 2012: Sustainable Design, John Wiley & Sons (2011).
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Featherstone Young’s Ty Pawb arts centre in Wales has been named AJ Retrofit of the Year 2019
Hattie Hartman revisited Hopkins Architects’ Living Planet Centre to find out how WWF-UK’s pioneering headquarters, an exemplar of passive design, is faring after six years of occupancy. Photography Ben Blossom
Eight student projects have been shortlisted for this year’s inaugural Sustainability Award, a new category within the AJ Student Prize
Architype was the clear winner in this category, picking up the AJ100 Sustainable Practice of the Year award for the third time
The Architects Declare initiative is a landmark statement which now needs to be followed up with action, writes Hattie Hartman
Hattie Hartman reports from Re-materializing Construction, the 6th International LafargeHolcim Forum for Sustainable Construction, which took place in April in Cairo
A sustainable architecture workshop for primary schools is one way of involving the next generation in how the built environment can save the planet, writes Hattie Hartman
The Goldsmith Street development for Norwich City Council, due to complete this summer, shows that Passivhaus can lend itself to successful urban infill and placemaking, writes Hattie Hartman. Photography Tim Crocker / Mikhail Riches
The Stirling-shortlisted Saw Swee Hock students’ union is proving popular and well used, but has it met its ambitious sustainability targets? Hattie Hartman investigates. Photography by Ben Blossom
Now the institute’s Ethics and Sustainable Development Commission has released its final report, resources and leadership must be given to implement its findings, writes Hattie Hartman