The built environment generates more than a third of the U.K.’s carbon emissions. Confronting its role in accelerating climate change is a priority for the construction industry.
Let’s celebrate best practices and material innovation promoting sustainability in construction
The U.K. government might have launched its National Infrastructure Strategy in the middle of a pandemic, but nothing should detract from the fact that it is one of the most ambitious set of projects to boost the country’s roads, underpasses, railways and broadband networks in a generation.
Here’s a look at how Studio Projects in Bluebeam helped promote environmental sustainability in the AEC industry last year
One company is aiming to use its innovative 3D printing technology to change residential construction as we know it
The homebuilding sector is embracing technology to improve the energy efficiency of new homes and reduce carbon emissions, while owners of existing housing are using a variety of methods to make more of their properties environmentally sound.
The U.K. government wants net zero carbon emissions by 2050. But can the country’s construction industry—which currently produces a whopping 40% of those emissions—overhaul the way it works to help achieve this?
Digital software solutions are an important part of the construction process, helping users to save valuable resources from the planning stage onwards.
Facing the urgency of climate change, companies like BP that traditionally invested in the construction of refineries and other oil production resources are pivoting to build in the increasingly profitable solar energy space
COVID-19, Brexit and booming demand are combining to drive up prices f or the essential materials the U.K.’s construction sector desperately needs
With the world’s population set to top 9 billion by 2050 and increasing pressure on global resources, urban design will inevitably steer toward sustainable outcomes as never before
The U.K.’s housing shortage requires innovative approaches when it comes to using former industrial sites and small plots of disused land
The COVID-19 pandemic—particularly the social changes brought as a result of early lockdowns—have forced tall buildings to become more environmentally mindful