Monthly Archives: September 2014

Is Building as Usual still a sustainable, responsible option?

Buildings represent a critical piece of any global low-carbon future. Within the buildings sector, both residential and commercial, early movers towards efficiency can reap multiple benefits. These include more valuable, resilient buildings that offer better living and working conditions for … Continue reading

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2050: A built environment digital future within a climate hell?

Can a digital future help the built environment adapt to or mitigate a climate hell?  Two reports issued recently (01 Sept) caught my interest, both based on 2050 timelines: Built Environment 2050: (BE2050) A report on our digital future by the influential group … Continue reading

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Greening the Building Supply Chain

UNEP’s Sustainable Buildings and Climate Initiative (UNEP-SBCI) has, together with Skanska and other partners, assessed ways and means for ‘Greening the Building Supply Chain’, which constitutes the purpose of this new report. While there is increasing awareness and efforts to … Continue reading

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