FuturesIdeas for a sustainable world
In focus: embracing nature
As the world gathers for COP15, how can we promote biodiversity, revitalise nature and develop a better blueprint for development?
How do we bring nature back into our cities?
Greening the city, one façade at a time
Arup explains: what are nature-based solutions?
Can nature itself help address flood risks?
How to grow the green economy
Moving to sustainable economic models is imperative to address the climate emergency. But it is also an incredibly powerful engine of prosperity and job creation. As governments and businesses explore how to grow in ways that equally benefit environment, economy and society, we explore what it takes to be the green leader of tomorrow:
Innovative actions we can take now, to adapt to a warming world:
Revealing the costs – whole life carbon data and the path to net zero
Too much or too little – how cities can build water resilience
Better cities for all
How can we make our cities sustainable, resilient, safe, healthy and work for everyone?
Designing in a digital world
Efficient, networked, intelligent – discover how data is remaking the built environment and helping us achieve more sustainable design.
It’s time for a common data ecosystem in the built environment
The brain of a sustainable building – its time to invest in digital twins
Traditionally, developers, owners and operators had to make do with predictions about building running costs and optimise their asset’s use as best they could, using a patchwork of disconnected technical systems. A world of net zero goals and increasing energy costs means this is no longer viable. This presents an opportunity for digital twins.