Built Environment

26. 06. 2018
I really love it when what were once seen as completely wacky ideas cross that elusive threshold of credibility, and you suddenly find that everyone’s talking about them! And so it is with 3D Printing in the construction sector. For years, there have been little snippets...
23. 02. 2018
One of the most pressing challenges for the construction sector in the UK is its appalling record on recruiting women – and then retaining and developing their careers within the industry. • Just 12.8% of the construction workforce is made up of women, and no more...
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