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The future is a digital, circular construction process
The principles of the circular economy, the shift from take/make/dispose to design for reuse, have been slow to become the norm in the built environment sector. How can developers and constructors find a way to overcome the lack of a standardised way to incorporate recycled material into their projects?
Planting an idea: Tirana's radical, orbital green vision
Planting 2m trees around the urban perimeter of the city of Tirana will connect citizens with nature, clean the air and address urban heat effects. Learn how nature-based solutions like the Tirana Orbital Forest use effective climate measures to address both global and local environmental challenges.
The decarbonisation opportunity: airports' expanding role
As the race to meet national and local net zero targets focuses minds in boardrooms and government agencies alike, airport leaders will need a willingness to embrace the unfamiliar. The adaptive capacity to deal with the kind of future challenges and opportunities presented by climate change will only be achieved by thoughtful planning and flexibility.
Getting rail ready for a net zero world
With transport systems accounting for a quarter of global carbon emissions, according to the International Energy Agency, the transformation to achieve net zero mobility is one of the most significant challenges facing the world today. Clearly there is no time to waste and – as a key player in the future of sustainable mobility – rail has a crucial role to play.