03-05 March 2020 / ExCeL, London
Tue & Wed 10:00 – 18:00, Thu 10:00 – 16:00

Opinion

Opinion

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  • UKGBC’s chief executive examines what the global momentum for tackling the climate crisis means for built environment businesses.
  • The launch of the Future Homes Standard consultation is the first concrete step towards the 2025 carbon reduction targets for new homes
  • Good design has a positive effect on the lives of people. We need to collaborate to improve our built environment – and by doing so, make lives better
  • Local authority appetite for property partnerships is increasing, but there is a still a gap to close in their understanding of the model
  • So-called sustainable developments are often anything but, argues Ruth Richardson
  • UKGBC's Chief Executive, Julie Hirigoyen, reflects on the Global Climate Strike and the need for the built environment to act on the climate crisis.
  • Climate change has knocked the world sideways and, as a result, role players worldwide are doing everything they can to reduce energy consumption and eliminate our centuries-old reliance on fossil fuels like coal, natural gas, and petroleum.
  • John Schoon examines the issues around pedestrian characteristics and practical design to see how people can be encouraged to walk more.
  • True business management is lacking from our industry. Chief executives and MDs must show real captaincy skills or risk being casualties
  • As financier of 40% of all UK construction work, government may be the only client with enough mass to drive real change in industry business models
  • Dramatic changes in student numbers demand fresh thinking about the adaptability and utilisation of university buildings says Simon Rawlinson, of Arcadis.

     

  • Developers need to regain communities’ trust if we are to tackle the housing challenge, says Grosvenor’s Alex Robinson.

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