From 2039, the architecture firm Snøhetta will only design carbon-negative buildings.
The green economy affects the growth of human well-being and social equality while reducing environmental threats and the use of natural resources. Architects, how can this be executed in the face of a worldwide shortage of skilled professionals?
The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) has developed a scientifically based tool to conserve our vital biodiversity.
Major environmental impacts, and also social ones, are embodied in our buildings.
The strength of nature is “lazy and intelligent,” says Sigrid Adriaenssens, a professor of engineering at Princeton who specializes in biomimicry. Spider silk is five times stronger than steel.
Biophilia and biomimicry are two concepts that are gaining momentum in the field of architecture.
Chris Butters editorial to the book: 100 SUSTAINABLE SCOTTISH BUILDINGS
Crucial aspect of architectural skills and imagination
a masterclass on the principles and techniques involved in the design and delivery of practical, affordable, high quality sustainable buildings and places.
Circular economy, sustainable products, ecological and social responsibility – by Chris Butters
Our presentation includes environmental demand from Breeam, Swanmark, Statsbygg and innovative green business development
Major environmental impacts, and also social ones, are embodied in materials. By Chris Butters
We could fulfil all our power needs with less than one quarter of today’s energy. By Chris Butters
Biological reactions to color are solely physical in nature. Instead of the obvious optical reaction to color, it is in fact
The importance of urban design goes far beyond feel-good aesthetics. A number of studies have shown