Building in Biodiversity: Learning from Design Review #1

Building in Biodiversity: Learning from Design Review #1

Reflecting on learning from Design Review, we look at the integration of ecology and landscape in design processes and the generation of Biodiversity Net Gain currently reshaping design approaches. Talking with Sarah Jones Morris from Landsmith Associates we highlight...
city scale transition – Sydney

city scale transition – Sydney

The city of Sydney has prepared a decentralised energy masterplan towards their aim of becoming 100% zero carbon by 2030. The plan makes a careful analysis of how energy is currently used in the city and maps land use together with gas and electricity use to identify...
energy city ‘demonstratorium’ – Frederikhavn – Denmark

energy city ‘demonstratorium’ – Frederikhavn – Denmark

Frederikhavn is a coastal town with a population of 23,295 with a plan to become zero carbon by 2030. The town and district already used twenty percent renewable energy in 2006. The annual energy demand per person was around 0.025 MWh/p/yr and about thirty percent...
RIBA Somerset Passivhaus in Practice

RIBA Somerset Passivhaus in Practice

With climate emergency on many local councils’ agendas, now more than ever is the time for architects to grapple with low to zero energy building. Join RIBA Somerset members Michael Williams from MJW Architects and Wiebke Rietz from Alchemellia Architects as they talk...

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