UK property developer Argent has secured a £400m loan facility on behalf of the King’s Cross Central Limited Partnership (KCCLP) to support the development of two of the world’s greenest office buildings.
The UK Green Building Council (UKGBC) has launched a new industry task group which will develop an industry-led definition for net zero carbon buildings.
The Early Learning Village, Singapore; the Musee d’Arts de Nantes; and the National Gallery of Ireland are just three of the entries shortlisted for the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE) Building Performance Awards 2019.
Toshiba has announced its withdrawal from the UK nuclear power plant construction project after failing to find a buyer.
In August, London joined 18 other cities, including Paris, New York, Sydney and Tokyo, representing a total of 130 million citizens, in pledging to ensure that new buildings operate at net zero carbon by 2030
Research pioneered at Swansea University to create “active” buildings that generate their own clean energy has received a multi-million pound boost from the government
The first development of Active Homes that are able to store, generate and release solar heat and electricity, are now under construction in south Wales
Within the next 20 years, it is estimated that as a planet, we will reach our peak capacity for oil consumption. As global production of all oil decreases, demand continues to increase, and this is no different when it comes to the construction industry
As part of the ongoing regeneration of the Craigmillar area in Edinburgh, a new housing development comprising 75 affordable homes is preparing for the installation of a district heating network
The multi-disciplinary design and engineering company, has been appointed to the UK Atomic Energy Authority (UKAEA) framework to deliver a range of technical engineering services in support of its UK fusion programme.
Crispin Matson explores Ramboll’s role in the Wembley Park project and looks at the challenges of designing a district heating network on such a large scale
The Chancellor, Philip Hammond, has announced £36m UK government funding for clean energy innovation in the construction sector
Dr Justin Searle, technology director of the SPECIFIC Innovation & Knowledge Centre at Swansea University, discusses a project that is harnessing technology to create ‘enery-positive’ structures
Dr Terry Keech’s recent study into the barriers to achieving mass low carbon social housing has highlighted the knock-on effect planning policy can have on the entire supply chain. Here, he explains why