Brenda from our fine city of Bristol
Insulation for the Nation was not a new Musical Youth (would they still go by that name?) song, but an excellent thirty minute look at the real issues the UK faces to reduce the CO2 emissions from its homes broadcast on Radio 4’s Costing the Earth series this week.
In February, a team of 20 volunteers from Green Register members PDP London worked with the charity Trees for Cities to plant 104 saplings, creating a new urban woodland in London whilst offsetting their paper usage from 2015 - 2016.
By doing this, they hope to show that architects can and should do their part to reduce climate change. One way is by reducing the excessive use of paper.
Michelle Sanchez, the Head of PDP London's Sustainability Team explains the importance of their initiative in an excellent article.
Accredited Passivhaus Design (APD) has gained planning permission for two new four-bedroom homes, which will be the first Passivhaus dwellings in the London Borough of Redbridge.
The three-storey houses are on a corner plot in Ilford, East London. The clients’ brief, when appointing APD, was for a contemporary design solution, which the Redbridge planners endorsed.
Green Register members Purcell are hosting an event with UK Green Building Council (UK-GBC) coming up on February 8th called Greener Heritage.
ASBP Healthy Buildings Conference & Expo
Date: 15/02/2017 Time: 9:00 am - 5:30 pm Location: London
This Conference and Expo will explore the extent to which careful product selection can have a positive influence on occupant health.
Who is it for?
Brian Murphy of the Green Building Encyclopedia is a longstanding TGR member and also a TGR Steering Group member and has just won the Rise Award 2016.
The Rise Awards recognise, promote and reward the talented groups and individuals who are shaping the future of our industry through extensive research,innovation, Sustainability and Enterprise. GBE has won in the catagory of Behavioural Change
We are very happy to let our members know that Stride Treglown were awarded the prestigious ‘Interior Design of the Year: Hotels’ award for Rove Downtown Dubai at the 2016 Commercial Interior Design Awards in Dubai.
We are proud to announce that Green Register members Koru Architects have won a Green Apple Award for the Built Environment, being presented with the Gold Award for the architecture category in a glamorous ceremony at The Crystal, London, on 8th August.
Longstanding Green Register members, ARCH-angels Architects have started work on a new build replacement dwelling PassivHaus project to be based in Saltdean, near to Brighton.