News - 6 May 2020
Solar chimneys are indispensable in green building design and can cut down energy costs by up to 50%. Now, a new study has demonstrated that these solar chimneys could also help save lives in the...
News - 10 Apr 2020
At the Toyohashi University of Technology (TUT), scientists from the Structural Engineering Laboratory of the Department of Architecture and Civil Engineering have proposed a new idea for making steel...
News - 5 Mar 2020
Metsä Wood’s Hybrid City initiative is searching for ways to make construction more sustainable while maintaining efficiency using current building methods.
Improving sustainability is...
News - 28 Feb 2020
A timber engineer at the University of Massachusetts Amherst has discovered that two tree species, native to the Northeastern United States, are structurally strong for use in cross-laminated timber...
News - 18 Feb 2020
Bristol continues to build on its ambition to be carbon neutral by 2030 with a highly sustainable development of 50 affordable homes currently underway.
United Communities Shaldon Road - view of the...
News - 28 Jan 2020
According to a new study, climate stabilization can gain two-fold benefits from a material revolution, in which steel and cement are replaced by wood in urban construction.
News - 10 Dec 2019
A new study at the City, University of London takes inspiration from Formula 1 technology for constructing “needle-like” skyscrapers.
London skyline. Image Credit: City, University of...
News - 22 Nov 2019
Residents in 364 homes across seven tower blocks in Sunderland are embracing the green housing revolution with the removal of their gas boilers in place of renewable and low carbon ground source heat...
News - 4 Oct 2019
The National University of Singapore (NUS) has been presented the WELL Certification at the Gold level by the International WELL Building Institute (IWBI) for its SDE4 building. The building is the...
News - 30 Sep 2019
Celebrating 20 years since Minster Surfacing was launched, the company is now rebranding as part of the newly formed Minster Group Ltd.
The new Minster Group brand encompasses Minster Surfacing...