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[20 Mar 2014 | No Comment | ]

A new building being constructed at the University of Bradford is the first UK educational facility to achieve the ‘Passivhaus’ standard. This rating recognises that the £3 million Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) building provides high levels of comfort, whilst still being energy efficient. GB Building Solutions is the firm in charge of the […]

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[15 May 2013 | No Comment | ]

The University of Cambridge is set to build the UK’s biggest sustainable housing development, according to designbuildscource.com.au. Image source It is claimed that £1 million is being spent on the development, which will be built at the facility’s North West Cambridge site. The construction will include 3,000 homes and 2,000 student bed spaces, according to […]

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[2 May 2012 | No Comment | ]

Plans for a £175 million expansion have been submitted by the University of Birmingham, dcer.co.uk writes. Proposals for the historic Edgbaston campus include more student accommodation, a new sports centre, a 50-metre swimming pool and a brand new library, to be built on a brownfield site to the south east of the existing campus. Image […]

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[12 Mar 2012 | No Comment | ]

Cardiff University has unveiled plans for its new postgraduate business school, according to walesonline.co.uk. Local councillors agreed the plans to build a state-of-the-art postgraduate teaching centre in Cathays, after developers showed off its potential by reaching a rating of ‘excellent’ in the BREEAM ratings. Image source Sustainable postgraduate teaching centre Among the energy-saving features are […]