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The UK’s Most ‘Outstanding’ Green Building

The UK’s Most ‘Outstanding’ Green Building | glazingrefurb.org | Scoop.it

BREEAM is the world’s foremost environmental assessment method and rating system for buildings, with 200,000 buildings certified and around a million registered for assessment since it was first launched in 1990.


The largest commercial office in Manchester has now become the highest scoring BREEAM ‘Outstanding’ building in the UK with a score of 95.32%.

Designed by 3DReid, The Co-operative Group’s new £115 million low-energy, highly sustainable headquarters brings their 3,500 staff under one roof in a spectacular 500,000 square foot building.  

The building, known as 1 Angel Square, has been designed to deliver a 50 per cent reduction in energy consumption compared to The Co-operative’s current Manchester complex and an 80 per cent reduction in carbon. This will lead to operating costs being lowered by up to 30 per cent...


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A hugely ambitious design concept. With so much glass however the control of the intenl environment will be a major challenge

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Why Bill Grimsey's riding to the aid of British high streets

Why Bill Grimsey's riding to the aid of British high streets | glazingrefurb.org | Scoop.it
The retail veteran's plan to revive local shops has caused a spat with Mary Portas, but he'll fight on, he tells Sarah Butler
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Stansted Airport Proposal / Make Architects

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As part of the on-going debate surrounding the UK’s future aviation strategy, Make Architects just unveiled further studies to support its proposals for (Stansted Airport Proposal / Make Architects - http://t.co/dy1yHhj61H...
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Europe's largest 'living wall' unveiled at Two Snowhill in Birmingham

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The largest ‘living wall’ in Europe has been unveiled in Birmingham – garlanded with over 600 square metres of plants.
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Joint £1bn venture for Croydon shopping centre regeneration – BBC ...

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Glazing Refurbishment Manchester. Specialist High Level Glazing Repair And Renovation. Skip to content. Home · ← A 1930s-style building boom could bring back growth – The Guardian · Solar Glass Buildings Now ...
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Birmingham Selfridges cladding firm goes under Ι Construction Enquirer

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Mayor of London Boris Johnson urges housing developers to 'get on with it'

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Mayor of London Boris Johnson has urged housebuilders to “get on with it”, adding that he had identified 18 brownfield sites that could accommodate 800,000 homes.

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Exclusive: Funding for lending boosts RBS’ green loan offers

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Banking giant to launch new energy efficiency loan service to run alongside successful renewables programme
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Vinci and St Modwen sign £2bn deal for Covent Garden Ι Construction Enquirer

Vinci and St Modwen sign £2bn deal for Covent Garden Ι Construction Enquirer | glazingrefurb.org | Scoop.it

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Will we be saying goodbye to one of london's iconic areas?

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The multi-phase scheme will include development of 550,000 sq ft of modern facilities to house the 200 businesses that make up the UK’s largest fruit, vegetable and flower market.

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Spectacular forms in wood

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Wood as a building material is having a real comeback in contemporary Scandinavian design. Bent into minimalistic circular structures and sculptural forms, it is used with surprising results thanks to engineering and technical innovations.
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Government drops plan to bring in Part L changes in 2013

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Exclusive: Industry warns 2016 zero-carbon homes target is at risk as changes to Part L omitted from 2013 regulations plan
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San Francisco's Stunning New Transit Hub Is One Beautiful Slice of Future

San Francisco's Stunning New Transit Hub Is One Beautiful Slice of Future | glazingrefurb.org | Scoop.it
Public transit doesn't have to be a total bummer if you've got a nice enough hub for it all to connect to. That seems to be the logic behind the upcoming 1.5-million-square-foot, San Francisco Transbay Transit Center.
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Not just weapons of destruction: How drones are being used to build the skyscrapers of the future which could house more than 30,000 people

Not just weapons of destruction: How drones are being used to build the skyscrapers of the future which could house more than 30,000 people | glazingrefurb.org | Scoop.it
While the use of drones by the US military continues to provoke controversy, a team of Swiss architects are using drones for good as part of a project to develop an entirely new type of architectural structure.
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Airport City Manchester – a £650 million ‘Aerotropolis’ | News | Archinect

Airport City Manchester – a £650 million ‘Aerotropolis’ | News | Archinect | glazingrefurb.org | Scoop.it
Manchester Airports Group (MAG) has outlined redevelopment plans worth £650 million to create Airport City Manchester, a future ‘aerotropolis’, close to Manchester Airport, the UK’s third busiest airport.
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The Green Deal: consumers beware nasty surprises

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The Green Deal is littered with caveats and controls that might deter potential consumers – but with a bit of awareness they should be able to avoid most pitfalls

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Building integrated solar panels

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No longer content to simply bolt on solar panels, roofing manufacturers are integrating the technology into their products.
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The UK’s Most ‘Outstanding’ Green Building

The UK’s Most ‘Outstanding’ Green Building | glazingrefurb.org | Scoop.it

BREEAM is the world’s foremost environmental assessment method and rating system for buildings, with 200,000 buildings certified and around a million registered for assessment since it was first launched in 1990.


The largest commercial office in Manchester has now become the highest scoring BREEAM ‘Outstanding’ building in the UK with a score of 95.32%.

Designed by 3DReid, The Co-operative Group’s new £115 million low-energy, highly sustainable headquarters brings their 3,500 staff under one roof in a spectacular 500,000 square foot building.  

The building, known as 1 Angel Square, has been designed to deliver a 50 per cent reduction in energy consumption compared to The Co-operative’s current Manchester complex and an 80 per cent reduction in carbon. This will lead to operating costs being lowered by up to 30 per cent...


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A hugely ambitious design concept. With so much glass however the control of the intenl environment will be a major challenge

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From Zero to Hero: Building world-class universities

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Times Higher Education, World University Rankings, University of California, Berkly, Hong Kong University Science Technology (RT @THEworldunirank: From Zero to Hero: Building world-class universities http://t.co/prUosAd7...)...
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