Last edited 22 Jan 2019

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Biophilic design

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What is biophilic design and how can it increase wellbeing?

BREEAM misconceptions

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80 experts come up with the top 7 mistakes the industry makes with BREEAM.

Welding assurance

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Compliance cannot be verified by inspection on delivery.

Electric vehicles

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Some electric cars now have batteries that give a range of over 350 miles.

Alternative futures for heritage

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Assembling, curating, caring for, and designing the future.

The AgriSTEM Academy

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A sensitive approach to renovating a building of historic stature.

The future of UK power generation

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UK energy policy uncertainty as Welsh project put on hold.

Collaborative practices


What collaborative working achieves and how it can be put in place.

Nepal earthquake

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Using QSAND to measure the performance of disaster response.


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What U-values are, why they matter and how they are calculated.

Planning for a more bio-resourceful future

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The need to ensure that we plan for all aspects of our bio-economy

Building completion

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Quality professionals need to take an active role in driving the completion process forwards.

The net-zero concept

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The innovations needed to move from rhetoric to realisation.

Gresham's School Britten Building

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Creating a sense of place, with radically-low running costs and the highest comfort levels.

Loving heritage to death

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A conversation between David Mitchell and Caitlin DeSilvey.