Sustainability in Development
Angela Mansell, Managing Director of Mansell Building Solutions, discusses why time needs to be called on outdated methods and mindsets.
The road to net zero may be leading the construction industry in a new direction, but some processes, like the reliance on linear supply chains, can prove to be hard habits to break. Andrew Cooper, National Specification Manager from Senior Architectural Systems, one of the UK’s largest privately-owned aluminium fenestration solutions providers, discusses the theory behind supply chain circularity and how specifiers and manufacturers can put it into practice.
While urban agriculture is nothing new – with people having sought ways to grow more in less space and with less soil for centuries – it’s certainly offering a very attractive opportunity for those who are actively looking for new ways to incorporate sustainable living into their daily lives.
Here, Gina Dinesen of Boyer Design (part of Leaders Romans Group) uses Norway as a model of sustainability and looks at what we can learn from its eco-conscious ethos.
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.