Archive of: Sustainability

6 REASONS PASSIVHAUS LIVING IS GOOD FOR THE ELDERLY

15 July 2016

6 REASONS PASSIVHAUS LIVING IS GOOD FOR THE ELDERLY

Passivhaus design can help our burgeoning older generation create healthy environments to live in, environments that are robust to the challenges of growing older in a changing climate.

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Trees – Wanted Dead or alive, our reward will be handsome!

22 December 2015

Trees – Wanted Dead or alive, our reward will be handsome!

Whether dead or alive trees are an important resource that we at DLG aim to work with whenever possible. As architects we are an important catalyst in promoting their use in both states and can potentially make a substantial contribution to minimising global warming and the future impact of climate change.

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Construction teams should consider value engineering as carbon engineering

28 September 2015

Construction teams should consider value engineering as carbon engineering

After years of striving to promote sustainable design in the world of commercial architecture it’s clear to me one of the easiest ways to deliver some winners is to bet on the Trojan horse named value engineering. If you’re offering cost reductions to Clients, Project managers and the team QS you are pushing on an open door right?

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