More than 35 billion tonnes of non-metallic minerals are extracted from the Earth every year. These materials mainly end up being used to build homes, schools, offices and hospitals. It’s a staggering (...)
A recent report by the Greater Sydney Commission singles out urban heat as one of four priority areas given our coming climate. It identifies tree canopy as the top response for reducing city temperatures (...)
Bali’s Green School recently celebrated its first decade of educating toddlers through teenagers (and their digital nomad parents) about eco-ethical design and cooperative living. Set in a village near (...)
With time running out for us to make deep reductions in greenhouse emissions, you may well be wondering what you personally can do to minimise your own greenhouse footprint.
The average greenhouse (...)
Construction21 is a collaborative platform dedicated to building professionals, to help them discover and develop new ways of sustainable building. Initially developed with the support of European Union (IEE project), Construction21 platforms are managed by non-profit and academic organizations closely linked to building sector in each country.