Do you live close enough to the places you need to get to each day such as work, school and shops? For many people buying a new-build home, driving is their only option to get to work or other places they need to, according to a recent study by Transport for New Homes. The pressure … Continue reading “Do you live close to the places you need most?”
In February, HDC (the Housing Development Corporation of the Maldives, the state-owned master developer of the new island city of Hulhumale) contacted the BRE regarding our potential involvement in assessing future developments there. A small delegation from BREEAM have returned from talks regarding further co-operation with HDC on this ambitious project. Known mainly as a … Continue reading “Hulhumale, the City of Hope”
The Sustainable Estates Forum (21st-22nd June, Heythrop Park Resort, Oxfordshire) is a cross-sector event designed specifically to meet the needs of those delivering and operating sustainable building
GREENBUILD EUROPE – Berlin – 18th April 2018 It is a sunny day in Berlin, and the GreenBuild Europe event is in full swing. I will be presenting a short course on the notion of Social Sustainability and community resilience at the neighborhood level and why it should be considered and implemented at … Continue reading “Devising & delivering Social Sustainability & community resilience at neighbourhood level”
The new BREEAM Wiki is a breakthrough in sharing best practice.
GRESB and BRE have collaborated to integrate a BREEAM API with the GRESB Portal for the 2018 reporting cycle.
On 1 January 2016, the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which were adopted by world leaders in September 2015, came into force.
Say Hello to the Norwegian Green Building Council (NGBC)! The first of our monthly featured National Scheme Operators (NSOs). NSOs operate adapted, country-specific BREEAM schemes under licence from BRE Global Ltd. These organisations are selected to provide local knowledge, market presence and local stakeholder engagement through their governance structures. Their schemes are adapted to local … Continue reading “Say Hello to Norway Green Building Council!”
For the second year, GRESB and BREEAM are partnering to recognise responsible real estate investment, as part of the annual BREEAM Awards.
A summary of the Town and Country Planning Association’s (TCPA) Practical Guide on Health in Garden Cities – Guide 8
The notion of Garden Towns/ Villages has received more momentum in the recent years in response to the UK’s housing shortage. As the first Garden Villages begin to take shape with the Government’s support, many are concerned that in creating these new places quantity may be prioritised ahead of quality. In response to such concerns … Continue reading “A summary of the Town and Country Planning Association’s (TCPA) Practical Guide on Health in Garden Cities – Guide 8”