The latest sustainability news, analysis, technical studies and updates from Ecobuild

Sainsbury's Greenwich

Architect asks RIBA to help save supermarket

Doomed Sainsbury’s eco-store to be demolished

Heathrow Terminal 2 - by Luis Vidal & Architects

Luis Vidal's Heathrow T2 completes

£2.5bn project is Spanish architect’s first UK project

Ecobuild 2014 2

Photo gallery: Ecobuild 2014

Ecobuild 2014 took place at the Excel centre in London this week. Here are some images from the event

Gerard Evenden

Foster's partner attacks 'lazy' builders

Ecobuild latest: Industry could be much better at recycling, says Gerard Evenden

Energy secretary

Davey promises to fix 'clunky' Green Deal

Energy secretary admits initiative is ‘too complex’

ecobuild video day 2

Ecobuild video: Day two

Find out what happened at Ecobuild on day two of the event

Royal Docks Ecobuild and Landscape Institute competition: Winning entry by Bethany Gale and Sarah Tolley

Winner announced in Ecobuild Royal Docks contest

Ecobuild latest: Landscape architects at BDP and Levitt Bernstein beat shortlist of 20

Joseph Rykwert

Joseph Rykwert: 'Build more affordable housing in London'

Ecobuild latest: RIBA Gold Medallist says capital has too much luxury housing

Ecobuild video day 1

Ecobuild video: Opening day

Find out what happened at Ecobuild yesterday

Greg Barker at Ecobuild

Green Deal boost announced at Ecobuild

Ecobuild latest: The government unveils £19 million boost for the Green Deal

Heat sensitive house picture

Skills shortage blamed for energy ‘performance gap’

Ecobuild latest: Zero Carbon Hub report examines reasons why buildings fail to achieve expected energy levels

London skyline city of london office offices  worker

Study looks into benefits of green offices

World Green Building Council launches study to measure the health and productivity benefits of sustainable office buildings

Paul Morrell

1- 10 of the most influential people in UK sustainability

16 March 2012

The top 10 of BD’s inaugural list of the 50 most influential people in UK sustainability

The Prince’s Foundation’s Natural House.

Sustainability 50: Prince ploughs on

16 March 2012

Hard to place but significant nonetheless, Charles may polarise opinion but his contribution to sustainability is unquestionable.

Bill Bordass, consultant

11-20 of the most influential people in UK sustainability

15 March 2012

11-20 of BD’s inaugural list of the 50 most influential people in UK sustainability

Guy Battle 

21- 30 of the most influential people in UK sustainability

14 March 2012

21- 30 of BD’s inaugural list of the 50 most influential people in UK sustainability

Gradon Architecture's illustrative proposal for Ulan Bator in Mongolia

Gradon Architecture designs Mongolian housing

16 April 2014

Sustainable design planned for polluted capital

Herzog + de Meuron's Perez Art Museum, Miami

Miami nice: Herzog & de Meuron's Perez Art Museum

26 March 2014

With its passive design and canopy of hanging gardens, Herzog & de Meuron’s Perez Art Museum shows a new way of building in the Florida sun

Sainsbury's Greenwich

Would the loss of Sainsbury’s eco-store be a blow for sustainability?

14 March 2014

The building’s architect Paul Hinkin argues for preservation, but Robert Park says the idea of sustainability is changing

Hempsted Green

Custom build: Give us the tools

Once trumpeted as a way of raising housing output by as many as 50,000 homes a year, custom build was responsible for barely a fifth of that figure last year. So what’s the hold-up and can anything be done to reinvigorate the market?

Royal Docks competition: Move the river

On the waterfront: Royal Docks green design competition

Ecobuild and the Landscape Institute launched a competition for ideas on how to turn the Royal Docks into a green infrastructure space for east London. Thomas Lane reports on some of the top proposals

London's concrete quarter

London's concrete quarter

The transformation of King’s Cross includes some of the UK’s most sustainable office buildings - and concrete is key to all of them

Edinburgh Centre for Carbon Innovation

The Edinburgh Centre for Carbon Innovation by Malcolm Fraser Architects

Transformation of Edinburgh’s 18th century Old High School required a deft touch and awareness of the need to deliver a low carbon building

Gamlingay Eco Hub by Civic Architects

Gamlingay Eco Hub by Civic Architects

After a 10-year battle to build it, Civic Architects’ Gamlingay Eco Hub finally emerges as the greenest community centre in the country

Zero-energy school, Saint-Ouen, France

Zero-energy school by Mikou Design Studio

Sustainable French school generates all its energy on site

The six-storey building takes a low-tech approach to energy saving.

Low-energy office building in Austria by Baumschlager Eberle

Architect Baumschlager Eberle has simplified its 2226 Lustenau office building in order to maximise energy savings

Bude barn refurbishment, Devon by Feilden Fowles

Bude barn refurbishment, Devon, by Feilden Fowles

An old barn made of a patchwork of materials called for an energy-efficient extension