Can buildings be both carbon and cost-neutral? Lendanger Group founder and CEO Anders...
Ecopolis now: designing Kazan’s new green district
London-based practice JTP Architects recently led an international consortium to victory in a competition to design a new eco district in Kazan, Russia. Using existing forestland, the project is guided by “ecopolis” – a concept that marries sustainability and urban wellbeing. Ross Davies speaks to associate and senior architect Ivana Stanisic to find out more.
Canada: taking timber to new heights
A growing number of projects in Canada are using mass-timber construction to create functional but sustainable structures. Patrick Kingsland speaks to architects involved in the trend to find out how the material is shaping architectural development in the country
Overhauling the rulebook: RIBA’s new fire safety guidance
At the end of last year, the RIBA unveiled a draft of its Plan of Work for Fire Safety, in direct response to the Grenfell Tower tragedy and subsequent Hackitt Review. Proposing the streamlining of fire safety practices earlier on in the design process, could it give the industry some much-needed clarity over its obligations? Ross Davies reports.
NSW school wins contest to design Western Sydney International Airport
Students from McCallums Hill Public School in Roselands, New South Wales (NSW), Australia, have won the competition to design the Western Sydney International (Nancy-Bird Walton) Airport.
Circular economy and building facade design
Elval Colour is a leading European coated aluminium manufacturer, providing a range of safe and durable cladding materials for all manner of facades, particularly projects that aim to save resources and promote greater sustainability by reusing materials where possible.
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