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Sustainable housing

Solar panel on roof

Read this before jumping on the renewable energy bandwagon

With the ever-increasing calls for a switch to renewable energy to power our homes, there are some fundamental elements that need to be considered first. This post highlights some of these elements.
Green building

A primer on the environmental dimension of a green building

This post discusses the relationship between a green building and environment.

The built environment as a tool in the climate change fight (ii)

There is an enormous potential for the design and operation of buildings to reduce carbon emissions. Find out how in this post.
An integrated design

A quick guide to the integrated approach to building design

Did you know the building design process takes on a new approach with the addition of a new design team member? Find out more in this post.