Planet trumps project in precinct design

Planet trumps project in precinct design

Engineering is both prophetic and proactive, and it’s up to engineers to put the city’s sustainability at the heart of each project they work on, says Aurecon’s Martin Smith. Animals have a way of beating the odds by using what’s...
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Green building certification: The sustainability movement’s secret weapon

Green building certification: The sustainability movement’s secret weapon

Hong Kong Green Building Council head Sr Wong Bay explains how green building rating systems are an essential tool in the fight to achieve a net zero emissions built environment. The global buildings sector is at a critical juncture. If...
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World Green Building Week and the campaign for net zero buildings

World Green Building Week and the campaign for net zero buildings

It’s World Green Building Week, with Green Building Councils from across the world campaigning for all buildings to be “net zero” by 2050. The intention is to promote the aspirations published in its report earlier this year, From Thousands to...
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The Second Best Way to Mitigate Your Risk in Green Building

The Second Best Way to Mitigate Your Risk in Green Building

The best way to mitigate risk in your green building project are properly drafted contract documents prepared by this law firm or by another attorney with green building experience. That may sound self serving, but it is true. As I...
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