Zooming in from the world scale and the UK scale, the Northern Ireland Planning Service has recently published a range of interesting statistics on planning applications for all types of renewable […]
Dr Miguel Gomez-Heras is an internationally active and renowned stone decay scientist. He is currently a Research Fellow at the School of Architecture of the Politechnic University of Madrid and the […]
Global consumption of primary energy has grown by 30% over the past decade. But almost all of that growth has come outside the rich world. In four of the past […]
This video (put together by TIME, NASA and Google) demonstrates anthropogenic impact on the earth’s land surface over the past 30 years. Are we really using our land resource sustainably?
Would you be ok paying £180 ($280) for 3 light bulbs? Would you like your lights connected to the internet? Would you like to control your lights from a smartphone […]
As mentioned last week, I want to spend some time looking at a few of the impacts of climate change on natural stone heritage and new build. This paper provides some […]
Architects and clients are now very aware of the need to reduce carbon emissions and improve energy efficiency in the design of buildings, and this is reinforced by the government’s […]