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5th May 2014

Environmental Movement

An innovative natural ventilation strategy – featuring underground ducts and thermal cooling – enabled Atelier Ten to achieve a net zero-carbon headquarters building for WWF with minimal mechanical heating and cooling

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28th March 2014

New green building rules could ‘increase carbon emissions’

Research finds Part L regulations, due in next week, will result in buildings prone to overheating.

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20th March 2014

Agenda 15: Green priorities

In the latest in the series on Building’s Agenda 15 campaign ahead of the next election, and fresh from the Ecobuild sustainability event, Building magazine reports on what the industry wants the government to do about green regulation. SCP: embodied carbon for eco-conscious clients.

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3rd March 2014

Eight myths of Sustainability Revealed

Being on a quest for a low carbon industry, means watching out for wrong turns and dead ends. Eight examples have been spotted where theory doesn’t quite match the evidence.

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20th December 2013

The year of rethinking green design as good design

Retrofit, metrics, building performance, embodied carbon. These unglamorous subjects are the sustainable design currency of the moment, but good green design is so much more: 2013’s best green buildings prove that mastery of these issues can also yield beautiful architecture.

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20th December 2013

Building’s 2013 review of the year: Family feuds

Building magazine takes a look back at some of the biggest fallouts to hit its pages.

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9th December 2013

Beauty and the beast

Building Critique: A beautiful timber diagrid roof encloses the World Wildlife Fund’s highly sustainable Living Planet Centre – but you have to vanquish an ugly car park and obstructions to the anticipated view before you get to it.

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6th December 2013

The Green Rethink: debating a more sustainable future

Green Rethink brought together some of the foremost architects engaged with green building to share their thoughts on energy and the environment. The AJ invited 33 speakers to address the 156 delegates to the inaugural Footprint Live conference: The Green Rethink, in association with Lafarge Tarmac.

You can read the article here by following the link to Architects Journal or open pdf here.

6th December 2013

Airport capacity: No easy option

Increasing airport capacity is vital but both the Estuary and the Constellation airport ideas come with drawbacks. According to SCP, Estuary option will produce higher carbon emissions.

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5th December 2013

London airports: Battle of Britain

The Carbon study of SCP on the Constellation airport proposal as the solution to London’s airport capacity crisis is mentioned on ‘London airports: Battle of Britain’ article on Building magazine.

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3rd December 2013

Green design and build

Hopkins’ WWF- UK headquarters is not only an outstanding energy-efficient design, it achieved a remarkable 42 per cent cut in embodied carbon after Stage C.

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15th November 2013

Estuary airport option ‘would be worst polluter’

A new hub airport in the Thames estuary, backed by Foster + Partners and the mayor of London, would produce almost two-thirds more carbon emissions over its lifetime than the option of expanding Gatwick and Stansted, an analysis claims.

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