Upcoming changes to both Breeam and the building regulations are placing the embodied carbon of different structural solutions under the spotlight
A playspace and office by architecture students is an exercise in reuse and resourcefulness
HTA’s athletes’ village in Dorset mixes traditional materials with an up-to-date approach to energy generation
Hansjürg Leibundgut’s Zurich home is also a ground-breaking research project into energy use
This £5.5m scheme will be the first mixed-tenure PassivHaus development in London and the architect’s first attempt at this type of sustainable design
Target Zero guidance on achieving low-carbon buildings has been launched by the BCSA and Tata Steel. Here are three steel-framed projects featured in the research.
This year’s conference is bigger than ever and with a new focus on architecture.
A consortium of Welsh joinery firms is making a new high-performance timber window.
A site that was once Europe’s largest steelworks is reclaimed by nature in Design Research Unit Wales’s innovative scheme.
Handcrafted, natural materials and refined construction techniques are combined to create a quiet sensitivity
This Passivhaus for communal living produces more energy than it uses.
The Sustainable Building Envelope Centre has been established to harness the building fabric to generate energy. Here is a look at its ambitions and some of the key technologies under development
Innovative facility in Cambridgeshire will turn food waste into energy
Civic Architects’ remodelling of a Cambridgeshire village community centre uses sustainable materials and three different passive heat and power technologies.
Passivhaus technology is creating an efficient, well-ventilated learning environment at Oak Meadow Primary School in Wolverhampton.
Two houses on the windswept Cornish coast rely on traditional passive solutions
Max Fordham Engineers has turn Victorian technology to good use in the refurbishment of one of London’s oldest pools.
Wood fibre and sheep’s wool insulation have been specified for a set of eight sustainable timber workshops that are being constructed in 20ha of ancient woodland in East Sussex.