Barangaroo House, a freestanding, three-storey restaurant, has become one of the first projects in Sydney to utilise Accoya wood cladding, a world-leading high-performance, sustainable wood product, and the distinctive Japanese charring technique, Shou Sugi Ban.
Tracey Bamber, Managing Director of Zip Water UK, discusses the role that a drinking water system plays in a commercial building’s sustainability credentials.
Margot Krasojevic has designed a medical cannabis farm for both rural and urban agricultural programmes. In light of Spain recently becoming an advocate for the use and distribution of medical marijuana, this project is part of the initiative to use architecture as a tool for this legal transition, as well as addressing necessarily relevant growth conditions. As with all her work, this project embraces sustainability as part of the environmental growth considerations, using carbon-negative materials, native of the hemp plants surrounding the building.
The Oasia Hotel in the Central Business District, Singapore, is by all means and standards a unique project, redefining what a high-rise can be in humid tropical climates.
In recent years, we have witnessed a notable change in the way we deliver a quality-built indoor environment. Occupants now have a better understanding of the impact air quality has on their mental health and employers are starting to better appreciate the quality and productivity implications.
Techniglaze assists a former gatehouse to become more thermally efficient in its new role as a museum and gallery, with Selectaglaze secondary glazing.
The Old Toll House, located on Clopton Bridge in Stratford-upon-Avon, was built over 200 years ago in 1814. With its crenelated roofline and gothic windows, it is a local landmark and important Grade I Listed building. It was used as a Toll House for 25 years, before it was shut down in 1839 due to the lack of toll money.
Mapei Are Sustainability - A global corporate focus to protect the earth, use energy and resources sustainably, minimise waste and develop and supply products with end user safety in mind. As a leading company in the global construction market the Mapei Group are taking further steps towards social responsibility - ethical behaviour, the quest for excellence and transparent communications are their corporate values and this year, will be showcasing their sustainability commitments through daily events at Clerkenwell Design Week 2018.
Cundall’s new Hong Kong office is a showcase in how to cost-effectively deliver a first-class office fit-out whilst creating a healthy, efficient and future-proof space that is both kind to the environment and puts the wellbeing of occupants at the heart of the design.