I'll be joining the queue of "arrestables" at the next Rebellion in October. Hoping to see many of my fellow architects there! Best of luck with your trial Tom.
Paul Finch is an out-dated dinosaur whose opinions, (including those on womens' representation on design panels), belong in another era. This isn't an article, it is a one-sided rant that belongs in a comments section.
He completely misses the point of Extinction Rebellions actions, which were to raise awareness. They have no doubt achieved that goal. Now it is for professionals in their respective fields, lead by solid Government policy, to tackle the issues in a pragmatic and scientific manner.
P.S. We already have an efficient means of carbon capture - They are commonly referred to as trees!
Often people don't comment because they agree. I at least, am one of those.
And what happens if the Client moves out in the future and the new occupier is happy with a standard electricity supplier? This is not sustainable design. The AJ should not be complicit in "green-washing" projects with lazy, click-bait titles.
The RIBA should declare a climate emergency.