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[5 Mar 2013 | No Comment | ]

Eco-friendly construction is not as expensive as it is perceived to be, according to the World Green Building Council. A report published by the body has suggested that building industry professionals often overestimate the cost of making a property more sustainable. Growth of green buildings is fast becoming a worldwide trend According to building.co.uk, it […]

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[16 Jul 2012 | No Comment | ]

Planning permission has been granted for the redevelopment of a bulldozed space in Islington, bdonline.co.uk reports. Developer, Henderson Global Investments, have gained approval for the construction of 15,400 sq m of office space. The site was formerly occupied by 1960s tower, Caxton House and is located on the corner of Charterhouse Street and Farringdon Road. […]

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[15 Jun 2012 | No Comment | ]

Close involvement in a recent £5 million leisure centre refurbishment project has demonstrated Tata Steel’s ongoing commitment to transform the building envelope from a passive energy conservation role to one of active, efficient and affordable energy generation. Deeside Leisure Centre, West Queensferry, Flintshire, is the National Centre for Ice Sports in Wales. It boasts an […]

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[6 Jan 2012 | No Comment | ]

The Woodland Crescent development in Whitleigh, Plymouth, is located close to the boundaries of Whitleigh Woods and consists of both private and social housing. Built to achieve level 3 under the Code for Sustainable Homes Our client was looking for a clean, modern aesthetic and a product that would require minimum maintenance whilst remaining in […]

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[16 Nov 2011 | No Comment | ]

A futuristic building planned for a Victorian conservation area in Oxford has finally been given the green light, three years after permission was sought, The Oxford Mail reports. An extension to the Middle East Centre at St Anthony’s College – created by Zaha Hadid, one of the world’s most famous architects – will shortly go […]

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[14 Sep 2011 | No Comment | ]

Construction work has commenced on Scotland’s first “mass timber, mixed use, low carbon development.” Situated in Raploch, close to Stirling Castle, the building comprises three eco-friendly homes and three commercial units and should generate six construction jobs in the area. Image source via Raploch Urban Regeneration Company (URC) Urban regeneration One of Scotland’s “newest cities”, […]

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[24 May 2011 | No Comment | ]

The financial sector has been accused of “dragging its heels” when it comes to sustainability, according to Friend Feed. The industry’s supposed “short-termism” has been attributed to the delay in moving “towards a low-carbon future,” it has been claimed. Image source However key members of the financial sector have refuted the claims, arguing instead in […]