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Sustainability and Green Infrastructure in a Post Covid-19 World.

The recent Coronavirus epidemic has placed greater focus on sustainability within the built environment, the speakers at the recent Sustainable Development & Green Infrastructure Webinar concluded. “We need green infrastructure professionals involved from the start. This still isn’t happening enough,” said Toby Gibbs, Managing Director for Logika Consultants. He explained that within the design process […]

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Bradford Estates “Net Zero” Mixed-Use Community

Bradford Estates has confirmed that they’ll include a “full range of sustainable transport options” as they continue with plans to create a net zero carbon community titled J3. They’re looking to develop on land adjacent to the M54 – close to Tong and Shifnal – where they own and manage 12,000 acres of land. The […]

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Major Mixed-Use Project Recommended For Approval

Harworth Group and BeePart Ltd’s proposed mixed-use development in the East Midlands has been recommended for approval – with South Derbyshire District Council set to meet on Tuesday to discuss the plans. The firms are proposing to develop a former coal and clay works in Derbyshire and the plan includes:

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The Future of Towers and Tall Buildings

Supporting the Built Environment Network (04 June 2020), Montagu Evans joined a panel of experts to debate the future of tall buildings.  Dr Chris Miele, a partner at Montagu Evans who specialises in advising on this form of development, reported that client interest was holding up surprisingly well, even in the office sector. He saw […]

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Construction Organisations Team Up To Drive Change For Site Wellbeing

National framework organisation Pagabo has entered into a partnership with health technology brand Moodbeam to look after and promote the wellbeing of everyone working on projects in the built environment through the use of wearable technology. Moodbeam One is the world’s first wearable device, focused on capturing mood in real time through the simple pressing […]

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