Widely-respected sustainable design certification will be available for all residential buildings from this Autumn
Leaders of some of Britain’s biggest business – including many from the property sector – have penned an open letter to the Government, calling for climate neutrality by 2050 to be put into legislation
17 Stirling Prize-winning architects have teamed up to drive a ‘paradigm shift’ in building design
The venerable owner of vast swathes of Mayfair & Belgravia gives itself just over a decade to hit ‘net zero’ operating emissions
‘In some cases, the scale of flooding or coastal change may be so significant [that it] may mean potentially moving communities out of harm’s way in the longer term’
The UK Green Building Council’s ambitious new framework sets out guidance for property developers and owners on how to make buildings better for the environment
New sustainable building regulations present an opportunity to address and improve other aspects of property design, says Olga Turner of sustainability and well-being consultancy Ekkist
We are not ‘adequately prepared for the challenges of climate change’, warns the CCC, ‘both in terms of reducing emissions from UK homes and ensuring homes are adequately prepared for the impacts of climate change.’
One-year-old ‘architecture for wellbeing’ consultancy recognised as a top innovator in Europe.
Lendlease, Barratt Developments Plc and Redrow have been crowned as the UK’s “most sustainable housebuilders” in this year’s NextGeneration benchmarking survey
The City of London’s new Draft Local Plan requires that “all new developments and refurbishments … include a greening element”; this signals a wider shift in planners’ thinking, says Isabelle Ward, that could have far-reaching consequences for urban landscapes.
A one-metre increase in sea levels could happen within a generation, warns the Committee on Climate Change, putting millions of homes at risk and wiping out many of Britain’s most coveted waterfront locations