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Green infrastructure design challenge 2018 – call for entries

Closing date: 19 February 2018 at midday CIBSE & UKCIP warmly invite you to take part in the third annual GI design challenge! Supported by ecobuild, this challenge highlights the role of building-level green infrastructure, such as green roofs, living walls, indoor farms and gardens in creating sustainable indoor and outdoor environments.  Design principles Eligibility … Continue reading Green infrastructure design challenge 2018 – call for entries

Are you interested in improved health and wellbeing for our ageing society?

There are two big issues facing our cities; the global population is booming, and more people are living longer. Both of these impact greatly on our cities and cannot be ignored if we are to ensure a sustainable urban environment. According to the United Nations, these demographic trends will be among the “most significant” social … Continue reading Are you interested in improved health and wellbeing for our ageing society?

GI design challenge launch

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

Better homes, better air, better health

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

Ageing & mobility in the built environment… stakeholders, have your say!

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!