Strawbale Building Association UK


By SBUK (Straw Bale Building Association UK) The rites of passage from the home of your parents/guardians to acquiring the keys and deeds of your own dwelling has now become an unachievable...
Mak Gilchrist, Founder of The Edible Bus Stop

Whose responsibility are green spaces?

Whose responsibility are green spaces? by Mak Gilchrist, Founding Director, THE EDIBLE BUS STOP. The benefits of green spaces have been repeatedly discussed and demonstrated. Most recently, a report...
Duncan Lochead, Dulux Trade

Driving sustainability: a constant in an ever-changing world

Dulux’s outlook on sustainability combines being environmentally friendly with customer benefits. Duncan Lochhead, commercial sustainability manager, talks about its new specifier tool Halo and the...
Fran Edgerley, Assemble collective

Regeneration for everybody - ASSEMBLE collective

A year on from architectural collective, Assemble’s Turner Prize 2015 win, we speak to Fran Edgerley about its groundbreaking Granby Workshop and the importance of community-led regeneration...
Adam Crossley - Director of Environment - Skanska UK

Don't lose focus on the environment

By Adam Crossley, Director of Environment at Skanska UK. What businesses think sustainability is has widened into a whole range of interconnected social and environmental issues, but it is important...
Darren Richards

Explore offsite at Ecobuild

Here’s one we made earlier The offsite sector is still in its infancy but a future in which robots manufacture complete building elements does not have to remain a pipe dream – we need to commit...

Check out the competition

By Imogen Cust, Engineering Research and Development Manager, Marks & Spencer Responsible retail is essential for a sustainable future, and Ecobuild’s Big Innovation Pitch with M&S will give...
Martin Hurn

Blog from Martin Hurn. Redefining sustainability: The latest steps

The wake of the Brexit vote (and its many implications with a new Prime Minister) has unsurprisingly seen a shift in priorities to accommodate tough economic conditions and the political agenda for...
Simon Woodward, ukDEA

Networks matter - Get to know District Energy

Conceived over 100 years ago, district energy systems that link buildings using a network of heating pipes are now gaining traction as an energy-efficient solution for urban and rural areas District...
World GBC

Green Offices Report

Employers, building owners, designers and developers throughout the world are showing that it pays to invest in greener offices that keep their occupants healthy and happy, a report from the World...

Nominations open for Rising Stars of the Built Environment

The UK Green Building Council and PRP are delighted to open nominations for the fifth annual Rising Star award. The award recognises an individual’s vision and success in highlighting the importance...
Rob Celotex

Sustainability that lasts

As my Grandfather was fond of saying many years ago ‘Waste not, want not’. This was before the word sustainability was invented, CO2 was something you learnt about in chemistry lessons and Climate...