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What impact will impact investing have on your building?

Impact investing requires a positive social and ecological return alongside a financial return, its a growing trend with a potential market size of $500 billion, its coming and will impact the property market. The question for property owners and developers¬†is – what impact will Impact Investing have on your assets? And how will you respond? […]

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Does your building have Impact?

There is a new trend in investment markets called ‘Impact Investing’. Impact investing requires a positive social and ecological return alongside a financial return. The question for property is – what impact will Impact Investing have on your assets? And how will you respond? The first of two posts explores the recent trend of Impact […]

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Great sustainable buildings get skeptics to live sustainably

I follow Seth Godin’s blog. He posts every day. Some a great thought provokers, some are keepers and some just pass me by. He is a marketing guru and as such sparks my interest of selling sustainability. His post from a couple of days ago covered design – mainly about online user interfaces but there […]

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Every architect should have one of these

Ever wondered what to do with all the plastic waste that you get in your office? Always wished you could recycle 3D models? Awesome new invention allows all this to happen in your office. The advent of 3D printing for architectural firms opens up many possibilities for testing details, connections and concept designs. You can […]

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Making sure we are comfortable without the need for air conditioning

Computer processing power, open source design and some blimin clever people now mean we can predict and proactively design for thermal comfort in indoor, outdoor and semi-outdoor environments in about a third of the time it took us in 2005. This means that we can now provide analysis, feedback and alternative designs within the design […]

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