CASE STUDY | BIG’s Joint Research Centre for European Commission, Seville
Located at the former EXPO ´92 Seville site, in Isla de la Cartuja, the new 9,900 m2 building by BIG Architects and Buro Happold engineers, ties into the Spanish city’s goal to become a global benchmark for sustainability by 2025.
Regulate embodied carbon or miss net zero targets, auditor warns
The built environment has made no progress in reducing emissions related to construction, according to a “hard-hitting” Environmental Audit Committee report calling for mandatory whole-life carbon assessments.
Cradle to cradle | Inside Drees & Sommer’s recyclable new HQ
“Sustainable and economical: they aren’t enemies,” says Drees & Sommer’s chief executive, Steffen Szeidl, as he welcomes a room full of journalists to tour the group’s self-funded €22m (£18.4m) green office building in Stuttgart, Germany. “Often, you hear that you have to decide between getting the maximum ROI from a project or that you want […]