Build 136: Green gauges

1 June 2013

Designing buildings that rate. Plus: What's hidden behind the walls?

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sustainable design This Issue

Feature section: Sustainable design

The shift towards sustainability in the built environment is irrevocable. While two major cities look to benchmark new development against green assessment tools, a stunning regional project aspires to the highest sustainability standards in design and function.

behind the walls This Issue

Feature section: Behind the walls

The hidden aspects of buildings can often be the problem zones, with lurking contaminated materials and inadequate fire stopping around service penetrations just two examples. However, this is also where some of the best and most critical building work lies.

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