Selldorf says the proposals would bring more light to the Sainsbury Wing entrance and make it easier for visitors to navigate

Building study: Learning from Denise Scott Brown


As Selldorf Architects unveils £30m proposals to reconfigure the National Gallery and Venturi Scott Brown’s landmark Sainsbury Wing, Elizabeth Hopkirk meets the women leading the project

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Jargon buster: Heat pumps

Simon Wyatt at Cundall on the pros and cons of replacing gas boilers with heat pumps


Jargon buster: Greenhouse Gas Protocol and understanding emissions

Simon Wyatt explains why to understand your carbon footprint you need to look at all green house gases


Jargon buster: Carbon neutral vs net zero

不知道碳中和和净零之间的区别?Cundall’s Simon Wyatt explains it all here

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Interview: We’ve never found a practice who are our pin-ups


They used to look up to YAYA winners – then they joined those ranks. This year they took the AYA crown. So what’s next for Fergus Feilden and Ed Fowles, asks Elizabeth Hopkirk


Listen: Nabers UK explained

The performance gap is a huge challenge, and now there is a system to verify office buildings in use - listen to how it works


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Listen: Cundall's Simon Wyatt on climate risk and finance

Pressure is growing from investors to design buildings for extreme weather events - do you understand the risks?

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Listen: Feilden Fowles and Webb Yates on reusing materials


The final Building Talks… Net Zero podcast visits Fergus Feilden and Edmund Fowles down on their farm | Webb Yates engineers on the barriers to reusing concrete and steel | Simon Wyatt of Cundall on heat pumps

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Interview: Maria Smith on the rising tide of greenwash

Post-COP26: ‘I’m just as angry, just as hopeful, just as pessimistic’

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Listen: Tees Valley mayor on scaling up hydrogen production

Podcast: Also hear from Maria Smith on policies to get us to net zero

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Views from COP26: The mood from industry leaders in Glasgow

This week the Building Talks… Net Zero podcast hears from major contractors at COP | Cundall’s Simon Wyatt explains the Greenhouse Gas Protocol

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Interview: Tom Bennett on eco-activism and the power of protest

The Studio Bark architect arrested during an Extinction Rebellion demonstration talks about what drives him