Technical spec & launch This event, part of Green Sky Thinking Week, will feature talks by leading experts, presentations from shortlisted design teams and announcement of the winning and highly commended entries. We’re looking for designs for office buildings (existing or in planning) that demonstrate how both indoor and outdoor green infrastructure can contribute to … Continue reading GI design challenge launch
Please use the form to register interest in becoming part of our community of action. Please note that the information you provide will be shared with our partners BRE, the Royal College of Physicians and the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health solely for the purposes of the Community of action. We will not … Continue reading Register for IAQ community of action
12 April, 2017 London Partners: Royal College of Physicians, Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health & BRE Our event brought together 62 professionals from across the research, industry, policy and third sector communities to think about and inform future action on solutions for reducing exposure to air pollution when indoors. Delegates considered: what solutions … Continue reading Better homes, better air, better health
Focusing on adaptation to climate change in the built environment, the secondment aims to enhance the uptake, utility and value of existing simulation models at the building-, suburban- and city-scale by building on existing EPSRC-funded research.
University of Reading researchers are developing new methods to improve the assessment of risk from contaminated industrial sites, opening new possibilities for low carbon, brownfield redevelopment.
When a sustainable building is created, it is not necessarily operated sustainably – Jo Harris how best to help facilities managers remedy the situation.
Cities are byzantine places, from the vast metropolises of London, New York, and Paris, to the ‘most liveable’ of Melbourne or Vienna. They bring together dense and diverse collections of people, buildings, streets, transport, wealth, poverty, entertainment, work and lifestyles. But two big challenges face our cities: the growing trend to urbanisation and the fact … Continue reading Ageing & mobility in the built environment… stakeholders, have your say!
Prof Geoff Levermore considers what we need to know and what’s next for tools to help designers create climate resilient cities.
Doug McNab from the Southwark planning department reflects on what he learnt at our urban microclimate event – and highlights the value of bringing researchers and practitioners together.
Duick T. Young, Urban Climate researcher, reflects on the recent CIBSE Resilient Cities urban microclimate event and highlights what areas the urban climate community needs to focus on to give their research greater impact in the future development of high density resilient and sustainable cities