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A Stunning Eco Lodge in Spain: A Case Study
A Stunning Eco Lodge in Spain: A Case Study
Unlike some sustainable buildings, which may be excellent energy savers but aren’t particularly easy on the eye, these eco-lodges in Spain are stunningly attractive....
A University Renovation : A Case Study
A University Renovation : A Case Study
Too often in the UK, attractive buildings are demolished to make way for new structures when the most sustainable and cost effective option is simply to renovate…...
Award Winning Sustainable Children's Centre: A Case Study
Award Winning Sustainable Children's Centre: A Case Study
A children's centre in Wales is saving tonnes of energy and C02 thanks to renewable energy and a range of energy efficiency measures....
Building Redevelopments
Building Redevelopments
Building redevelopments are hugely important to maintaining the history and natural equilibrium of a community. The Old Post Office building in Leeds offers one prime…...
Great Kneighton: A Case Study in Sustainable Drainage
How a development of 2,500 homes overcame difficult site constraints to deliver a unique, innovative and distinctly sustainable drainage solution....
Green Architect, Building Sustainable Schools: A Case Study
Green Architect, Building Sustainable Schools: A Case Study
We take a look at the work of a British green architect, who specialises in designing and building sustainable schools....
Green Architect, Designer of the Eden Project: A Case Study
Green Architect, Designer of the Eden Project: A Case Study
This article looks at the work of British green architect, Michael Pawlyn, who was responsible for designing the biomes at the Eden Project in Cornwall....
Green Architect, Extension to London Hospital: A Case Study
Green Architect, Extension to London Hospital: A Case Study
Green architect Dr Ken Yeang, and his recent plans for a green extension to Great Ormond Street Hospital in London....
Heating Classrooms With
Heating Classrooms With "Wasted" Heat: A Case Study
Financial implications aside, the environmental cost of larger buildings in the UK is immense but an innovative CHP project at one university is achieving significant…...
Our Zero Carbon Home in the Shetlands: Case Study
Our Zero Carbon Home in the Shetlands: Case Study
Almost a decade ago, a retired couple set out to build a carbon neutral home in one of Britain's most exposed locations. They hoped it might inspire others but had no…...
PloughCroft Renewables: Case Study
PloughCroft Renewables: Case Study
Established in 1997 in the heart of Yorkshire, Ploughcroft Renewables started its days as a construction and roofing company. Founded by father and son, Bill and…...
Red Kite House - a Sustainable Build: A Case Study
Red Kite House - a Sustainable Build: A Case Study
A flagship building for the UK's Environment Agency provides an excellent example of sustainable build and provides a model to demonstrate the use of renewable energy…...
Self Sufficient Housing Developments: A Case Study
Self Sufficient Housing Developments: A Case Study
A group of families in Nottingham is proving that sustainable build can and does work and their self sufficient eco-development has provided inspiration for people all…...
Straw Bale Building: Case Study, Howden
Straw Bale Building: Case Study, Howden
Straw bale construction is becoming increasingly popular and if done properly is a good 'green' method of construction. Don't take our work for it though, find out how…...
The Inspiring Genesis Centre in Somerset: A Case Study
The Inspiring Genesis Centre in Somerset: A Case Study
The Genesis Centre at Somerset College is an excellent example of a sustainable building and incorporates natural materials, alternative energy and water saving devices....
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