Will Jones

  • Features

    Ashley Primary School: Any colour as long as it’s green


    Ashley Primary School is run with such zeal for the environment that when an expansion became necessary, it grabbed the chance to increase its sustainability credentials

  • Fitzpatrick’s new headquarters

    Fitzpatrick builds for its green future


    Winner of the Building Sustainability Award large project of the year the new Fitzpatrick HQ building is an exemplar of green development. It achieved a BREEAM ‘excellent’ rating thanks to an inspired design, dual power supplies, dimmable external lighting and pine scented air

  • EIB Luxembourg

    Banking on a green future: EIB's Luxembourg HQ


    Ingenhoven extension to Sir Denys Lasdun’s original building boasts a dramatic 13,000m² roof that is key to its sustainability

  • Falmouth School Design and Technology Block

    Falmouth school: sustainable child's play


    A new school in Cornwall claims to be an eco-triumph borne out of input in the design from the pupils

  • Lancaster University eco-residences

    Top marks for university eco-residences


    Lancaster University sees its partnership with a private sector property provider pay dividends as its latest phase of student residences are awarded a BREEAM Excellent rating

  • Barmeston Road by Duggan Morris

    Green housing on show at exhibition - images


    New London Architecture’s latest Des Res exhibit explores the challenges facing London’s new housing, from density to design, affordability to sustainability

  • Three Gardens

    Growing hemp houses in Three Gardens


    The last nut and bolt are tightened on ground breaking eco-friendly housing scheme in Suffolk

  • ModernaHus

    Green lessons from Sweden


    With growing pressure to build quick yet green buildings, the UK should look to Sweden for inspiration

  • Cambridge Institute for Manufacturing

    Arup's Cambridge University site gets green light


    £9.5m Institute for Manufacturing building first at the university to have biomass boiler

  • News

    The SmartLIFE sustainable skills centre in Cambridgeshire


    Instead of talking about the industry skills crisis the team behind a new innovative training centre have done something about it. And in nearly two years they have seen 2,500 trained workers in prefabrication and renewables installations enter the industry

  • Concrete

    Replacing concrete


    Will Jones examines current developments in technology that offer potential alternatives to the use of concrete

  • News

    Growing sustainable trends - water footprinting


    Special online report: Will Jones investigates the growing importance of embedded water - the amount used before and during construction - for the industry Such is it's importance it will soon become the blue gold, he writes

  • News

    Council House 2, Melbourne: Australia’s greenest office building


    Council House 2, an administrative building for the City of Melbourne, is the first in the country to achieve the highest possible rating of six stars in Australia’s Green Star environmental accreditation. It is now influencing a new era of office design

  • News

    Straw bale building takes shape - images


    Bristol media centre scheme believed to be Europe's first to use innovative straw bale cladding system which is carbon positive

  • News

    First major Green Star project in South Australia


    Situated in Mount Gambier, South Australia, ForestrySA is the first local government building to achieve a 5 Green Star Certification in the region

  • News

    Battery Park City, New York: A green and sunny vision


    Strict environmental planning rules at Battery Park City have produced a cluster of ever-greener residential towers

  • News

    Manufacturing a green future


    Manufacturing firm Hambleside Danelaw has taken the bull by the horns and embraced a sustainable agenda in every part of its business offering. The results, in terms of its carbon footprint and the strides the firm has taken to reduce waste and to develop rethink their whole approach to designing ...

  • News

    News-making tower


    The New York Times Building in Manhattan, New York, is the best in clever and yet subtle architecture but its designers have bucked the trend and not tried for LEED accreditation, opting instead to build for user comfort. Does this bode well for skyscraper design in the 21st Century?

  • News

    The green global standards directory


    Know your BREEAMs from your LEEDS? Flummoxed by ISOs and Green Stars? Try Building Sustainability's new directory of global green standards

  • News

    The existing stock blueprint


    The team behind an energy performance upgrade of six houses in Hampshire hope this can be the start of a much more ambitious and extensive effot to tackle inefficient existing housing stock

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