Forest Green Rovers Football Club is set to develop a new football stadium made entirely of wood in Stroud, UK.
Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has commenced construction work on its new headquarters (HQ) in the Cultural Village in Al Jadaf, Dubai.
Whether buildings are comprised of commercial, residential or office space, they can be assessed, rated and certified according to their green and sustainable features.
The Costain Skanska joint venture (CSJV) environmental team working on the Crossrail Bond Street station in Central London has won one of the programme’s sustainability awards.
With arising worries about the environment, global warming and pollution, skyscrapers, office towers and even mosques are increasingly incorporating green and eco-friendly design and features. Here, as part of the sustainability week on WCN, we look at some of the world’s greenest buildings.One Angel Square, UK
Morocco’s mosques are set to receive a ‘green makeover’ in a government-led initiative to improve efficiency and promote renewable energy.
Maison Edouard François in partnership with ABC Architects has been chosen to transform the former Ray stadium in Nice, France, into a mixed-use development that will provide the city with a ‘green lung’.
“SolarWindow is attempting to make history by developing what may be the single-biggest breakthrough in the clean energy industry in a long time,” says John Conklin, president and CEO of SolarWindow Technologies, when referring to the company’s vision of an electricity-generating window.
Darren Hook, managing director of English Heritage Buildings, discusses Green Oak as the superior building material and why it is good for the environment.
‘Living walls’, green façades, vertical farming or roof gardens are increasingly featuring in the design-concept of buildings.
UK-based construction and engineering company Costain highlighted the importance of preserving the environment and biodiversity in an initiative last month.
Costain’s London Bridge redevelopment project team has won a gold Green Apple Award due to its positive contribution to the built environment.