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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After years of delay, Bjarke Ingels Group’s (BIG) 100m-high infrastructure/leisure project mash-up, complete with après-ski bar, has completed. But is it just a wilful one-liner? Hattie Hartman visits the ‘hedonistic sustainability’ project to find out
After 2018’s controversial Bloomberg win, this year’s six shortlisted schemes reflect, for the most part, a thorough grasp of sustainable design, says Hattie Hartman
RIBA Stirling Prize 2019: Cork HouseVideoSubscription
Matthew Barnett Howland, Dido Milne and Oliver Wilton’s building shows how a personal bespoke venture can redefine the aesthetics of sustainable design, writes Hattie Hartman. Film and photography by Jim Stephenson
AJ Retrofit Awards 2019 winners revealedSubscription
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