Director of Wood for Good, Andy Leitch, discusses the role of sustainable forestry in the UK and how sustainably-produced timber can be used in design and construction to help deliver our net-zero targets.
Following a year of unprecedented political unrest as well as the introduction of new Building Regulations, specifiers have had to think more carefully about what building products they use and which suppliers they work with.
FC&A speaks to Sarah Peake, Sustainability Manager at Sika UK, about sustainability regulations and initiatives affecting architects and specifiers and the roofing systems that can meet their requirements.
Announced in the Engineering Prize Shortlist for this year’s World Architecture Festival (WAF), the largest built area of Expo 2020 was masterplanned, designed and delivered by Hopkins Architects. The ‘Thematic Districts’ created a new piece of city, which housed over 87 new permanent buildings and hosted the work of more than 136 participating countries in last year’s COVID-delayed exhibition.
With the 2030 deadline of reducing carbon emissions by 45% quickly approaching, every industry feels the pressure to transition to greener ways of working. Building and architectural product manufacturers are no exception.
Driving deeper understanding of the far-reaching impacts of intelligently considered light and lighting was the focus of a highly successful one-day thought leadership event at London’s iconic venue The Shard last month.
Named after its address in São Paulo, Brazil, Harmonia 1250 claims differentiation as a primary value by proposing architecture as a tool to improve coexistence between the public and different functions.
Designs have been revealed for THE LINE, a civilisational revolution that puts humans first, providing an unprecedented urban living experience while preserving the surrounding nature. In January last year, His Royal Highness, Mohammed bin Salman – Crown Prince and Chairman of the NEOM Board of Directors – launched the idea and vision of the city that redefines the concept of urban development and how cities of the future should look.