News - 27 Jul 2009
Three years ago, when Macalester College decided to invest in a new home for the Institute for Global Citizenship (IGC), a unique program to educate and engage students to be global citizen-leaders,...
News - 19 May 2009
Prince Charles paid a visit to the BRE Innovation Park in Watford today to check the progress of the Natural House, an alternative approach to sustainable home building which is being constructed by...
News - 2 Mar 2009
This is niche developer WCR Group’s solution to develop sustainable offices using the H+H Thin Joint system as a structural element to compliment its green-technology external treatments and...
News - 28 Sep 2007
New offices, a commercial building and a hospital provide focal points due to their striking treatment with external renders. They each feature in the prestigious Andy Swan Awards 2007, sponsored by...
News - 24 Apr 2007
A first-time user of Celcon aircrete blocks has cut his usual build time by 30%, as well as requiring less manpower, for a development of nine flats in Derby.
The three-storey block has three...
News - 3 Feb 2006
Residents of Arthur Street in Penrith are celebrating this week as they look forward to saving money and saving the environment with the help of the Cumbria Sustainable Communities Project and Defra's...
News - 25 Jan 2006
A modern thin-joint blockwork system that enables building projects to be completed far quicker than normal is being exhibited at Interbuild 2006.
The system is set to generate considerable...
News - 8 Jul 2005
Tension is mounting for three teams of architects and engineers who are competing for the design of the new British Antarctic Survey (BAS) Halley Research Station.
The winning team will be...
News - 27 May 2005
Ever had a problem with noisy neighbours? Barking dogs driving you mad? Loud music being played at unsociable hours?
Noise Action Week’s website reveals that a poll asking people what they...
News - 21 Aug 2014
Building-integrated vegetation (BIV) -- the use of green roofs and green walls to improve air quality, manage storm-water and generate energy savings -- is experiencing a burst of innovation to lower...