Monday, 21 January 2019

New Europe-wide tool seeks to boost sustainable building

The European Commission has launched the pilot phase of a new tool designed to help boost sustainability in the building sector. Level(s) aims to establish a ‘common language’ around what sustainable building means in practice – shifting the debate beyond energy performance. It is the result of a broad consultation…

illumina i3 Campus / Perkins+Will

San Diego’s new BioMed Realty i3 campus is raising the bar for corporate research parks everywhere. Perkins+Will recently designed the iconic science and research campus that’s on track for LEED Platinum certification and exemplifies the “work anywhere” culture. Filled with natural light and topped with green roofs, this environmentally progressive…

The Green Factory workshop held at the Long Hau Industrial Park, Vietnam

The Green Factory workshop held at the Long Hau Industrial Park in the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta province of Long An on Friday to raise awareness and share experiences in building green factories attracted the park’s tenants, business groups and the green building industry. Long Hau is known as a…

Energy Management in Buildings / David Thorpe

The role of the energy manager has evolved significantly as the task of cutting greenhouse gas emissions from buildings has become increasingly important. Managers are now technical experts, negotiators, construction project managers, procurement specialists, efficiency advocates and often provide energy services to others. This comprehensive book covers how to: •…

Goodwood Residence (Singapore) / WOHA

The Goodwood Residence designed by Singapore studio WOHA comprises 210 apartments surrounding a central courtyard that is lushly planted to create a visual connection with the nearby Goodwood Hill.   Set amidst an enclave of black and white houses just off the prime Orchard/Scotts Road area, and against a verdant…