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  • Sustaining the Growth of Green Design

    The impact of sustainable design can be clearly seen in some parts of the world, and it remains a hot topic among architects. However, it should not be assumed that...

  • Green Growth

    'Going green' used to be the whim of environmental enthusiasts or millionaire eccentrics but new legislation means energy efficiency has moved high up the design agenda. Rebecca Burgess talks to...

  • Different Class

    Government initiatives such as Building Schools for the Future have resulted in a series of radical designs for a new generation of British schools, as clients show an increasing willingness...

  • The Vortex

    When it comes to building high-profile high-rise towers in London, architects are constantly raising the bar. The Swiss Re tower brought new ideas into play, but Ken Shuttleworth's Vortex may...

  • Fluid Thinking

    A new form of glazing and cladding with 'variable' insulation can save both energy and money, claims Frederick B McKee, managing director of McKee Fluidized Glazing, in conversation with James...

  • High Expectations

    Taking some of his own recent projects as a starting point, MAKE's Ken Shuttleworth led a fascinating discussion on the subject of high-rise building design, covering everything from sustainability to...

  • Conflict Resolution

    Collaboration may be the buzzword of the day, but many are simply paying lip service to the new thinking. Gensler's Stephen Andrews urges architects to consign conflict to the history...

  • Dynamic Change Drives Development

    From demographic change to data transfer, we live in an age of great upheaval. Gensler's Stephen Andrews looks at how major social and cultural changes are shaping the latest trends...

  • Living for the City

    Though often accused of utopianism, the tenets of new urbanism are rooted in principles of community and historical precedent. Henry Shaw traces the evolution of the movement and assesses its...

  • On the Road to Recovery

    With signs of growth in the global construction industry and greater international cooperation on major developments, future prospects are looking brighter, writes Jim Banks.

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