‘Whole Life Costings’, ‘Carbon Footprint’, ‘CO₂ Equivalents’ and ‘Carbon Productivity Ratios’ are hazy concepts to many who, although vaguely aware that they are used to establish the sustainability credentials of building development, are unsure of their worth and meaning. A new publication by the British Council for Offices (BCO) helps to provide a useful introduction… Read More How much energy will your office use in it’s life?
The Glass has arrived, and work begins on internal linings. The box is enclosed in super-insulating glass, with UV filters to cut out solar gain.
Some images of the Dress Box starting on site – installation of steel frame onto existing roof terrace.
Work has started on the concrete undercroft of our Delicate Objects Repository, on a west London country estate. The undercroft is integrated with the sloping landscape, and will act as the base for a green oak timber-framed pavilion. The timber pavilion element will also include a retreat for the estate’s gardeners. We have specified the… Read More Undercroft is Underway