Low tech and low carbon do not mean the end of technology. On the contrary, these Green Solutions Awards seem to show that "technosalvation" is not the only alternative on well-designed projects. A look (...)
One of the aspects that we will venture to describe as positive in these Green Solutions Awards is the consideration of the carbon footprint. Few buildings, of course, offer a formal life cycle analysis (...)
Low-tech is trendy in our Western societies, it is also trendy in the 2019 Green Solutions Awards to the point of competing with a major player in sustainable development: the passive. Explanation and (...)
Second opus of our trend analysis of the 2019 Green Solutions Awards. A short tour in warm climates, where building resilience and adaptation are essential.
2.1. The resilient building: a reality
The constructi (...)
With almost 200 case studies from 36 different countries, the 2019 Green Solutions Awards provided a fine example of what is being done today to build more sustainable cities and territories. First opus (...)
With 192 case studies in 36 countries, the 2019 Green Solutions Awards have been an unexpected success and have seen strong international growth. The most represented label is Passivhaus, with no less (...)
In this episode, Oliver and Horace discuss a recent trip that Horace made around Continental Europe and reflect on the changing dynamics of shared micromobility business models. Specifically:
The article (...)
We are delighted to announce the new GlobalABC Webinar series: How to Incorporate Fundable Buildings Sector Action in NDCs, a series of four webinars: Global, Asia, Africa and Latin America.
The current (...)
In this episode, we release the content from a recent MM Meetup call with Horace where he unpacks ‘What makes Micromobility Disruptive?’.
This was recorded from a call for our paid subscribers via the (...)
New report on embodied carbon to be issued as a ‘call to action’ for the building and construction industry
The World Green Building Council (WorldGBC) will use the 10th annual World Green Building Week (...)
On today’s episode Horace and Oliver are joined by Winston Kwon, Assistant Professor of Strategy and Social Innovation at the University of Edinburgh Business School. We discuss mobility poverty, why (...)
D2GRIDS is an acronym for ‘demand driven grids’. This new Interreg North-West Europe (NWE) project, coordinated by Mijnwater Ltd., aims to upscale 5th generation District Heating and Cooling (5G DHC) grids (...)
Through this case study in Christchurch, NZ, you'll know why Micromobility both benefits from and makes cities more disaster resilient. (...)
Here you'll find the role of platforms in micromobility’s rise, and what role they might play in furthering adoption.
What an entry into the micromobility space might look like for Apple (...)
In this episode, Oliver and Horace discuss the Micromobility FAQ's and their significance.
Specifically, they cover:
how it's categorised and why this is important
whether autonomous cars will make Micromobili (...)
Linked to GlobalABC Work Area 3 – Market Transformation
- Cristina Gamboa, CEO, World Green Building Council
Indonesia plans to relocate its capital from the sprawling city of Jakarta – and it isn’t the only country with plans to build whole new cities. AsiaTravel/Shutterstock Wendy Steele, RMIT University
In this episode, a panel discussion from the Micromobility California Summit in January with Derrick Ko (CEO, Spin), Michael Keating (CEO, Scoot), Sanjay Dastoor (CEO, Skip) and Sergio Romo (CEO, Grin (...)
In this episode, Horace and Oliver unpack the Uber S-1 filing, noting, among other things:
The parallels between Uber's assessment of total addressable market and that which we've talked about on the (...)
In this episod, Oliver runs over recent news in the scooter/micromobility space with Michal Naka (@michalnaka) and we release the government regualtor panel from the recent Micromobility California Summit (...)
The idea that technology will fix complex and systemic problems like climate change, poverty, the housing crisis or health care is simplistic to say the least. We need a radical shift in how we live, and (...)
Construction21, organiser of the international competition Green Solutions Awards, grants one extra week to enter. Applications close on Sunday, June 17th, at midnight, to publish your buildings, districts (...)