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Posts by: Nathan

The buildings we create have a massive impact on our planet and its resources. Buildings alone use up 50% of the worlds water, energy and materials whilst are […]

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Evaluating sustainability

On December 19, 2011 By

All human endeavours have an impact on our environment, our society and our economy. We can measure these impacts by evaluating a projects ‘sustainability’.

The word ‘sustainable’ is […]

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In Honduras 75,000 people every year leave for the United States due to many pull factors such as employment, better pay, higher standard of living etc and equally […]

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How buildings effect us

On August 3, 2011 By

In this short documentary on channel 4 Architecture critic Tom Dyckhoff explores the impact the design of buildings can have on us – on our identity and self-esteem, and […]

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China has a population of 1.3 billion people, it is the second largest economy in the world, leads investment in green technology and has overseen the construction of […]

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BP – another spill

On July 19, 2011 By

BP has reported another pipe-line leak at its Alaskan oilfields, raising more doubts over its capability to manage technical operations and angering critics. The last thing BP wants […]

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Urban sink

On July 18, 2011 By

Plants in cities and towns make a major contribution towards removing carbon from the atmosphere, a study suggests.

Researchers estimated that 231,000 tonnes of carbon, equivalent to 3.16kg […]

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Why buildings matter

On July 16, 2011 By

Making homes and offices more efficient and sustainable has a direct impact on our environment and the way we live.

Winston Churchill once said: “We shape our buildings; […]

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