£150m Thames crossing would ‘enrich’ London, says architect
Winner claims £250,000 top prize
Business group wants single hub solution to airport capacity crisis
Three of finalists say 40 new garden cities needed
Speller Metcalfe’s Western Power Distribution depot scores 102% under BREEAM standard
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
Architect Baumschlager Eberle has simplified its 2226 Lustenau office building in order to maximise energy savings
An old barn made of a patchwork of materials called for an energy-efficient extension
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