But RMC HQ architect Ted Cullinan says listing should be based on quality of architecture only
‘Legislation is only solution,’ Alison Brooks adds
Planners urged to take tough line over pioneering buildings
Heneghan Peng’s new School of Architecture and Construction for the University of Greenwich will host 14 roof gardens, including ponds, teaching spaces, beehives and even a couple of vineyards - the first permanent algaeponics installation in the UK
Overheating in homes is set to become an increasingly urgent issue, especially in the capital, as global temperatures rise. With energy legislation demanding that buildings become ever more airtight, what is the best way for designers to respond?
Sustainable French school generates all its energy on site
Technology used to build the world’s largest McDonald’s is being adapted to build temporary, highly flexible, 100% recyclable housing in Holland. Could the model be brought here to solve the UK’s affordable housing crisis?
Combining the benefits of high enviromental efficiency and prefabricated design and assembly, the student-designed H.O.U.S.E is setting the benchmark for regulation friendly housing
Cohousing is a concept proving popular in North America and parts of mainland Europe but, despite being a potentially viable answer to the housing shortage, it is yet to catch on in the UK. Ike Ijeh visits the first cohousing build in London to see if it’s an idea worth sharing
From an election manifesto for construction to the latest in biophilic design, there is something for all tastes at Ecobuild. Andrew Brister picks out some of the highlights
There is a strong body of evidence of the tangible ways that building design can improve wellbeing. Now an increasing number of major clients are realising that this is not just good for employees’ health – it’s good for business. Katie Puckett reports