The Edge is a 40,000m² Office building in the Zuidas business district in Amsterdam. It was designed for the global financial firm and main tenant, Deloitte.
2016 was supposed to be the year that zero carbon happened, but it didn’t quite pan out as hoped says Gwyn Roberts.
Located on a landscape of high quality and also high fragility, the intervention required the utmost respect for the site, which is why BREEAM certification became the best tool to carry out a respectful and environmentally sustainable intervention with the space.
The UCL Student Centre will be a demonstrator of environmental excellence for all future UCL development projects – and, we hope, for other higher education buildings around the UK and beyond.
There is no doubting we are facing challenging times. This year we voted to leave Europe, and the new Government and industry is under increasing pressure to deliver faster and and cheaper.
From the 1990’s in response to consumer concern over tropical forest population disturbance and wider deforestation, BREEAM began to encourage stakeholders to proactively mitigate associated risks.
Lidl Sweden aim to be the leading sustainable retailer. We wanted to be a forerunner and push the market in a sustainable direction by building the store of the future. BREEAM helped us see new opportunities and find better solutions, says Johan Augustsson, real estate director at Lidl Sweden.
The #WorldEnvironmentDay campaign is encouraging us all to get outdoors, explore natural environments and better understand the importance of our relationship with nature.
As a clear commitment to ensuring quality and sustainable outcomes for home occupiers, developers are now registering their newly built homes against the Home Quality Mark.
Gwyn Roberts gives his thoughts on the UK Government’s Housing White Paper.