Bristol Canopy Community | A sustainable & affordable housing project for millennials

Canopy is an idea for a sustainable community with shared wellness, workshop and garden spaces. The vision is that these will be modular homes, using modern methods of construction. The goal is to form a community which tackles the socio-environmental challenges of today. Canopy will do this by building zero-carbon homes, powered by renewable energy sources.    SHOW MORE      

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Sustainable Cities: Online Panel Discussion | UNESCO City of Design Subnetwork Meeting 2020

Facing climate change and the fact that more than half of the world’s population already lives in cities that are constantly growing, the organisation and design of cities with their effects on resource consumption are of central importance in overcoming this millennium challenge. The third day of the UNESCO City of Design Panel Discussion deals with the topic of sustainable urban development.

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IKEA and Ellen MacArthur Foundation announce strategic partnership

The partnership between Inter IKEA Group and the Foundation will focus on putting the home furnishing business on the global circular map and accelerating the transition to a circular economy within IKEA and beyond.  Working together, one of the first projects will be to develop a common glossary of terms to support an industry-wide transition.  Lena Pripp-Kovac, chief sustainability officer, Inter IKEA Group, said: “To become circular is one of our big ambitions and challenges for the future. It is a transformational shift of our entire business from how we develop our products and services, and source materials, to how we work through the supply chain and meet our customers.

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