I am looking forward to presenting at the BEYOND 2020 conference in Gothenburg, Sweden. The conference aims to link the global building sector to the UN Sustainable Development Goals and is the final summit of 15 regional conferences that took … Continue reading Circular Built Environments in Africa
Climate change and rapid urbanisation have meant there is increasing pressure on water supplies in human settlements in Africa. This has led to increasingly unreliable water supplies and outages in many drought-stricken areas. It is therefore important to understand how … Continue reading An Alternative Rainwater Harvesting System Design Methodology
Neighbourhoods often appear complex. It is difficult to ascertain how they can be assessed in terms of sustainability performance and to identify what needs to be done to improve them. Green precinct and urban assessment tools offer some insight but … Continue reading How do you develop sustainable neighbourhoods?
In my presentation on ‘Circular buildings as an opportunity for innovation, jobs, and local growth’ as part of the Technical Expert Review on mitigation (TEM M) – built environment for the UNFCCC and the Global Alliance for Buildings and Construction … Continue reading Circular Buildings as an Opportunity for Innovation, Jobs, and Local Growth