With self-healing concrete expected to become a more integral part of urban construction schemes, this much-maligned material could have a positive future.
A generation of Mexican architects are building to solve social and environmental problems – attracting interest from an international audience along the way.
The growth in wooden urbanism is being driven by timber’s technical and environmental benefits, as well as growing investor and consumer demand.
As temperatures get warmer and natural disasters more prevalent, sustainable building practices are no longer enough – the architectural profession needs to build for a new reality of fires, floods and heatwaves.
Building a home cellar? Where should it go? How big (or small) does it need to be? What features are essential? And who should take care of construction?
The UK government is set to make radical changes to the planning system in England.
Office for Budget Responsibility data shows the net cost of the UK’s energy transition is to be borne by the power and buildings sectors.
Work, education, entertainment, or simply better connectivity all draw people to urban areas. By the end of this century, around 85% of the world population are predicted to live in cities, but new research has shone a light on what suburban means for emission levels.
A majority of European countries have failed to comply with the latest nearly zero-energy buildings standards, which must be revised to make them more harmonised, says the Buildings Performance Institute Europe, a think tank.
A joint paper by the World Resources Institute and Ørsted lays out recommendations for how governments can improve public support for the energy transition, highlighting the importance of community engagement.
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