Badriya Jum’a Masjid: The First eco friendly ‘Green Mosque’

Badriya Jum’a Masjid: The First eco friendly ‘Green Mosque’

KUNDAPUR: Badriya Jum’a Masjid is the world’s first “ZERO Energy” Eco Friendly Green Mosque. Located at Kodi village near Kundapur in Udupi district of Karnataka, the building design is an evolution in core Islamic Architecture integrating epitomized sustainable technologies. Syed Mohamed...
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UK: Government must take urgent action to meet targets on climate change

UK: Government must take urgent action to meet targets on climate change

The government must give emissions reduction more of a priority, according to the Committee on Climate Change (CCC). The report states that the UK is “not on course to meet the legally binding fourth and fifth carbon budgets”.  It will...
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Australia’s green building game changer: World’s first sustainable shopping centre gets go-ahead

Australia’s green building game changer: World’s first sustainable shopping centre gets go-ahead

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Philippines: ArthaLand to build country’s biggest ‘green’ building in Cebu

Philippines: ArthaLand to build country’s biggest ‘green’ building in Cebu

STUDIES show that if an office is too cold, employees experience a 4-percent reduction in performance, while if it is too hot, a 6-percent reduction in productivity is observed. In contrast, better air quality inside a building has been shown...
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Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects wins bid for carbon-neutral Solvay HQ in Brussels

Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects wins bid for carbon-neutral Solvay HQ in Brussels

Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects has won an international competition for the design of global chemical company Solvay’s new sustainable headquarters in Brussels, Belgium. Created in collaboration with local firm Modulo Architects and VK Engineers, the winni...
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Masdar City’s Etihad Eco-Residence wins EmiratesGBC MENA Green Building Award 2018

Masdar City’s Etihad Eco-Residence wins EmiratesGBC MENA Green Building Award 2018

Masdar City’s Etihad Eco-Residence has won the Green Residential Building award at the Emirates Green Building Council (EmiratesGBC) Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Green Building Awards 2018. A team from Multiplex Constructions LLC, which built the comp...
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South Africa: Going green in 2018

South Africa: Going green in 2018

Leading sustainability experts will gather in Tshwane later this year to discuss cost effective, integrated solutions towards achieving smart, green African cities at the 6th Going Green Conference. The conference, which is is set to take place in Tshwane from...
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Gensler, Siemens and Lendlease join WorldGBC Corporate Advisory Board for 2018

Gensler, Siemens and Lendlease join WorldGBC Corporate Advisory Board for 2018

The World Green Building Council has today announced that Gensler, Siemens and Lendlease have joined its Corporate Advisory Board for 2018. The WorldGBC Corporate Advisory Board is a select group of companies which are global leaders on sustainability, and wh...
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EmiratesGBC working on first industry energy and water benchmark for schools in the UAE

EmiratesGBC working on first industry energy and water benchmark for schools in the UAE

Organisation inviting schools in Dubai to participate in its Building Efficiency Accelerator project. Emirates Green Building Council (EmiratesGBC), says it has invited private schools in Dubai to participate in its Building Efficiency Accelerator (BEA) Benchm...
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