Deliver ecologically mindful projects that work in harmony with the living environment today and tomorrow too. Tap into specialist insight and analysis on Sustainability from NBS.
BREEAM or Building Research Establishment Environmental Assessment Method is used to masterplan projects, infrastructure and buildings. Find out more about BREEAM including what it measures, its benefits, popularity and likely future developments.
In Contemporary Vernacular Design Clare Nash articulates a passionate plea for a return to vernacular principles to prevent built environments lacking in identity, diversity and spirit. With 26 case studies this is a book packed with practical example and highly accessible as a result.
Building successful UK sectors in smart cities, cyber and physical security and realising the potential of the Internet of Things (IoT) is at the heart of the Digital Built Britain intiative. But what is the IoT and how can construction make the most of the opportunities it affords?
The green agenda has moved on. So, what does it mean to build sustainably today? Regenerative Development and Design: A Framework for Evolving Sustainability attempts to reconnect the wider environmental ecosystem and drive change.
Policymakers are looking for your help to understand how best to unlock carbon and bill savings in non-domestic buildings that currently account for 12% of greenhouse gas emissions.
There's still time for you to share your experiences from the frontline of the digital construction revolution to help shape the NBS National BIM Report 2017. Here we muse on some of the key trends we'll be watching for as your responses come in.
Windows are one of the most important elements of a building’s thermal envelope; providing aesthetics, letting in light, helping control sound, and serving as a means of natural ventilation. The history of windows is enmeshed in the history of architecture, and their evolving design is a tribute to not only architectural advancement, but to the progression of framing materials and glass manufacturing.
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