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Green Deal woes: Costs of retrofit remain too high

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A report from the UCL Energy Institute has found that the costs of retrofitting houses exceeded the government’s Green Deal allowance. Read: Building Design More: AJ

Alternative Tube Maps: The Electric Tube

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Oliver O’Brien (UCL Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis) has plotted the Tube, rail and DLR, tram and cable car line onto a “topologically accurate” map. Read: Londonist

Lebbeus Woods, visionary architect of imaginary worlds, dies in New York

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“His virtuoso drawings and exaggerated tectonic aesthetic were hugely influential. We could only dream that our architecture should embody such furious passion,” says Mark Smout and Laura Allen (UCL Bartlett School of Architecture). Read: Guardian

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