It has today been announced that the 2018 BREEAM Awards, the leading awards for sustainability within the global built environment, has joined forces with ecobuild.
Today is officially World Town Planning Day! An international celebration of planners, good urban design and the contribution they bring to their respective communities.
A click on the search engines and you can find many articles on better asset value, increased rental or sales prices, lower operating and energy costs related to certified ‘Green Buildings’. Whilst these are all true benefits of independent certification and more, the value of buildings and communities to people also needs to be assessed … Continue reading “Social Sustainability at Masterplanning Stage”
Team BREEAM is proud to support World Green Building Week.
Happy national allotment week! With a rapidly growing population, an estimated 90% of our time spent inside, and with increasingly digitalised realities submerging us (you can buy virtual reality head sets in Tesco?!), I think it’s safe to say, we need to get outdoors; look at the trees, swim in the sea and of course, … Continue reading “Happy National Allotment Week! Growing stuff is good for the soul.”
The technical manual for the internationalised issue of the BREEAM Communities 2012 scheme (v1.2) is now live and the scheme is open for registration for non-UK projects, as well as UK ones. The launch of the revised scheme removes the need of having to go through a bespoke BREEAM Communities criteria development process for most … Continue reading “BREEAM Communities International 2012 is now live”
International partnership for sustainable construction promises tangible benefits to Russian construction sector
A new partnership aims to drive sustainable best practice through knowledge share and the development of BREEAM in Russia.
Temple Farm Development spreads across an 85 acre rural site in Chelmsford, England. The project comprises offices, residential and healthcare buildings, and an Energy Centre.
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The first ever BREEAM Communities interim certificate was issued to Qinglong Mountain International Eco-city in Nanjing in Jiangsu Province of China.