Built environment organisations call for urgent action on issues such as consumption, innovation and infrastructure: new report highlights UK’s inadequate performance against United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, including those for the built environment.
Sustainable Architecture: A Detailed Dialogue – the Sustainability concept is being incorporated in most new buildings these days. It has become more of an ideology and architects from all over the world are practicing it in their designs.
Planning permission has been granted for a major biodome complex in the Reykjavik region designed by WilkinsonEyre, working alongside a talented local design team.
The American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) is supporting H.R. 9, the Climate Action Now Act, which essentially blocks the president from withdrawing the United States from the Paris Climate Agreement. The legislation is set to be voted on later this week.
Redesigned by a.m.Benzing architects pllc the Long Island City home was converted into the Low Energy Passive House standard. It allowed inhabitants to reduce energy used in the building by about 70% to a comparable building in the neighborhood.
Science Center Lund – Danish architectural firm COBE wins international competition for a new science museum in the Swedish university city of Lund. Constructed in wood the fully CO2-neutral building has potential to become a future icon of sustainability.
6 Tips to Reduce Your Commercial Properties Carbon Footprint: 21st century companies have a responsibility to do their very best to be energy-efficient and as eco-friendly as possible.
LafargeHolcim Awards for Sustainable Construction open for entries: call for exemplary sustainable construction projects, visionary design concepts – bold ideas from the Next Generation.
New ultra-fast charging stations for electric vehicles unveiled in the Danish city of Fredericia. The stations are designed by COBE and offer to recharge the batteries of both vehicles and drivers in Denmark.
CCTV Drain Survey for properties, homeowners report for drainage system: carry out a good properties survey to see if everything in the house is as it seems.
A Guide to Creating a Sustainable Garden: if you have an outdoor or indoor garden, you probably know all about the positive benefits of spending time in green spaces, particularly if sustainable gardening practices have been used to create the spaces.
Designed by Third Skin the Mullum Creek House is entered between two simple forms which define a strong circulation path through the building.
5 ways green building is taking over construction: In the course of the last few years, the term green building, or green construction as it is also called, is attracting more and more attention. Green building goes far beyond the development of a building that is eco-friendly.
Designed by SHAU Architects Taman Bima Microlibrary is a pilot project for a series of low-cost, eco-conscious reading facilities in urban and rural villages, the Microlibrary aims to help combat Indonesia’s low literacy rates.