Material use and its impact on Carbon Neutrality
According to the European Academies Science Advisory Council (EASAC), in 2021, buildings will be responsible for 25% of the European greenhouse emissions and for 40% of the European energy consumption. We must roll up our sleeves and work together to ensure a liveable future.Read more
Health & Well-being in offices: are you a Squirrel or a Beaver?
Three among many examples illustrate this underlying trend: real estate projects now include plenty of services to tenants, certifications focused on health and well-being gain in popularity, and research projects try to quantify the impact of wellbeing on productivity.Read more
4 Ways to Increase Resilience in the Built Environment: Responding to the Threat
The growing severity of climate-related risks and, as 2020 has shown us, the risk of global social, health and financial events we cannot anticipate means we will increasingly need to anticipate, respond, and adapt to a range of risks. To increase the resilience of our built environment, we will need to combine all available approaches: resistance, reliability, redundancy, response and recovery. Together they can help our buildings and infrastructure survive and thrive.Read more