Tag: built environment

Construction Processes, Design

Eco-Design in the Built Environment: Behind the Success of ECONYL

January 19, 2024

Via: gb&d magazine

For all the conversation about navigating the circular economy, there often lacks discussion on one of its fundamental pillars: eco-design. Eco-design is an approach that integrates sustainability and environmental responsibility into every phase of the design process—from conception to development, […]


Strategies to Reduce Embodied Carbon in the Built Environment

January 31, 2022

Via: ArchDaily

The growing consumer demand for transparency—especially around sustainability and environmental practices—has implications for industries from apparel to healthcare products. Mars Inc. recently released a cocoa sourcing map to tackle deforestation and increase accountability, and the Fashion Transparency Index pushes apparel […]

Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise

How the built environment can help the climate crisis

November 5, 2018

Via: BDCNetwork

The recent report delivered to the United Nations by the International Panel on Climate Change (I.P.C.C.) paints a dire picture of what will happen to the world if global temperatures rise above 1.5 degrees Celsius (2.7 degrees Fahrenheit), a threshold […]

Construction Processes, Financial

Gensler, in latest report, highlights where resilient design could make the greatest impact on the built environment

October 2, 2018

Via: BDCNetwork

By the mid 21st Century, over three quarters of the world’s population could be living in urban areas. Relentless urbanization must reckon with the reality of climate change, which compels AEC firms and their clients to rethink the built environment […]