Shifting ground: the changing face of construction and buildings
Articles - 09 Dec 2021
Earth is not only our precious planet, but a building material that can guide one of the planet’s most emissions-heavy sectors towards a carbon-neutral, sustainable future.
Bauhaus coming full-circle: sustainable buildings in a resource-efficient economy
Articles - 27 Sep 2021
One hundred years on, the influential building, art and design movement is born again amid Europe’s push to reduce emissions in the carbon-heavy housing sector. Like its forerunner of the 1920s, the New European Bauhaus is designed for form, function, good looks and community uplift – with some 21st century additions too.
Passports to defend the rights of the building materials
Articles - 15 Mar 2021
The construction industry is a major source of pollution and building materials should not be wasted but recycled. Architect Thomas Rau even proposed a UN Declaration of Material Rights in this respect. New material passports aim at bringing circular economy to buildings