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Built Environment

UN calls for post-Brexit UK to link with EU on environment policy
www.theguardian.com

The UN’s new environment chief has called for a post-Brexit Britain to link up with the EU on environment policy, adopting key bloc climate laws and maintaining its nature directives. In his first interview since taking office, Erik Solheim told the Guardian it was vital that supranational decisions continued for problems such as pollution and […]

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Jordan’s newest mall debuts large-scale green technology
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In Jordan’s newest retail and leisure hub, the typical high-end boutiques, cinemas and gourmet coffee shops are tucked into an intricate ecosystem of natural heating and cooling, water recycling and hundreds of solar panels soaking up the sun’s rays. The three-story Abdali Mall in Amman is the first large-scale commercial complex in Jordan to be […]

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Siemens helps power Humber Estuary revival – Built …
www.built-environment-networking.com

Lord Haskins and two major clients in the region, Associated British Ports and Siemens, were addressing Built Environment Networking’s ‘Hull Major Developments 2014’ event at Hull’s Guildhall. Lord Haskins praised …

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Save the date – the microbiology of the Built Environment …
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Just a quick note to save the date for the 5th Annual Microbiology of the Built Environment Conference to be hosted at CU Boulder from June 1st to June 3rd, 2016. I missed the 4th meeting but the first three were a great …

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New houses will have to be retrofitted, UK climate watchdog …
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Houses not built to high standards of insulation will have to be expensively retrofitted or risk breaching national carbon targets, climate watchdog warns.

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HM 2015: Financialisation and the Built Environment: A …
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Tom Haines-Doran reports from the Financialisation and the Built Environment: A Response to or a Cause of Crisis? session at the Historical Materialism conference in London in November 2015 This panel pulled together …

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BRE Trust funded research is world leading and has impact …
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The BRE Trust, the largest UK charity dedicated specifically to research and education in the built environment, funds four UK University Centres: BRE Centre for Energy Utilisation, University of Strathclyde; BRE Centre for Fire …

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Three new appointments in UCL Bartlett Faculty of the Built …
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The new Dean of UCL's Bartlett Faculty of the Built Environment, Professor Alan Penn, has announced three new appointments, with effect from 1 January 2010. Iain Borden. After eight years as Head of the UCL Bartlett School of Architecture, … the oldest established Chair of Architecture in the country. Taken together, the Bartlett will be […]

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