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The Circular House

Arup launches zero-waste ‘circular building’

28 Sep 16 | By Yoosof Farah

All components and materials used on project on display at Building Centre can be re-used or recycled

Floods

Bonfield flooding review to call for stronger partnerships

14 Sep 16 | By Yoosof Farah

Peter Bonfield review will say insurers must work with construction and government to prepare for floods

The Shard, London Bridge

London is world's fifth greenest city

12 Sep 16 | By Yoosof Farah

Arcadis publishes ranking of the world’s most sustainable cities

Hinkley

EDF and Chinese partner to get '£160bn from Hinkley'

6 Sep 16 | By Yoosof Farah

Reports suggest Hinkley strike price means EDF and Chinese partner could get £160bn over 35 years

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Sustainable case studies

GSK Compliance Building

Sustainability Project of the Year shortlist

7 Sep 16

The Building Awards shortlist for Sustainability Project of the Year highlights some exceptional schemes that have innovation at their core and keep a responsible eye on the future. Ike Ijeh takes a sneak peek

Offices

Offices of the future: Where now for Don Draper?

22 Jun 16 | By Ike Ijeh

The office has come a long way since the days of Mad Men, but what could it look like in 10 or 20 years’ time? Well, hot-desking, wellbeing measures and remote working will all flourish. But alas, there’ll be no return of the drinks cabinet

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Recycling timber: Wasting away

28 Oct 15 | By Ike Ijeh

We recycle just one-tenth of our waste wood - the rest ends up in landfill, meaning we lose out on the huge economic and environmental benefits of using the wood again

Hong Kong skyline

Can tall buildings ever be sustainable?

25 Feb 15 | By Ike Ijeh

With debate still raging over the 230 towers lined up to make the London skyline look more like Hong Kong’s, Ike Ijeh looks at whether tall buildings can ever be sustainable

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Man on roof

Sustainability: The housing ‘trilemma’

28 Sep 16 | By Robin Brylewski, Adam Mactavish

How can the UK deliver the volume of new homes required without sacrificing wellbeing or environmental performance?

GSK Compliance Building

Sustainability Project of the Year shortlist

7 Sep 16

The Building Awards shortlist for Sustainability Project of the Year highlights some exceptional schemes that have innovation at their core and keep a responsible eye on the future. Ike Ijeh takes a sneak peek

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POLL

Airport

Online poll: Heathrow expansion

23 Sep 16

Will the government opt to expand Heathrow when it finally announces its decision on airport capacity? Vote here

Sustainable products

Schoeck

Ecobuild products: Tour the stands

Manufacturers are being challenged to develop a range of products that meet the more stringent demands of today’s built environment. Happily, they seem to be more than up to it, as these companies, exhibiting at Ecobuild, demonstrate

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Energy efficient products

Keep the Building Regulations people happy with our choice of the latest building products on the market, from energy efficient wall and loft insulation to low powered ventilation fans

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Sustainable housing products

We appraise the best products for building energy-efficient homes, from insulated steel lintels to external wall insulation that’s fit for seaside locations

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Peyrouz Modarres

London's zero carbon rules overlook embodied carbon

19 Sep 16 | By Peyrouz Modarres

The London Plan is a step in the right direction but focusing only on operational carbon is a mistake

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Helen Gough

What can London learn from New York's skyscrapers?

9 Sep 16 | By Helen Gough

The Big Apple’s ‘trophy’ towers are able to secure premium rents, but the situation may be more complicated in London

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Future of Sustainability 2016

1 Mar 16

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