Built Environment

01. 07. 2016
Still dark days, as the accursed consequences of the Brexit debate continue to unfold. SO HERE’S AN OPPORTUNITY TO CHEER YOURSELF UP! This opportunity comes courtesy of my favourite sustainable retailer (M&S), one of my favourite NGOs (Energy4All), one of my favourite...
03. 07. 2015
Cracking discussion on Monday at a seminar organised by the Bartlett Faculty of the Built Environment UCL – ‘Practising Ethics in Built Environment Research’. Our topic was ‘Engaging with the Fossil Fuel Companies: Risks and Opportunities’. This was...
Built Environment
13. 11. 2013
“The idea of a planet where humanity flourishes, sustainably, alongside other species, underscores everything WWF does. And perhaps the most magical quality that great architecture bestows comes in its capacity to help us flourish.” I’ve lifted that quote out...
Built Environment
23. 11. 2011
Mischievously, I can’t help imagining what life must be like for that lucky bunch of officials in DCLG charged with the responsibility of processing responses to the Government’s consultation on its draft National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF). As good planning...
Built Environment
05. 08. 2011
Throughout its existence, the Sustainable Development Commission was kept busy tracking down what we called “SD-abuse”: the deliberate misuse of the concept of sustainable development by Ministers and civil servants to obscure the real meaning of their words....
Built Environment