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Spacehus sets a new standard for energy efficient homes

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Sweden's building design saves energy, but is the British construction industry ready to innovate? Gordon Miller visits a pioneering development in the UK The housing crisis is Britain is not just one of a shortage of homes. Our housing stock is among the oldest and coldest in Europe and the cost of heating leaking properties

Is the Phipps' Center for Sustainable Landscapes the most sustainable building in the world?


The Center for Sustainable Landscapes (CSL) at Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania has become the first building to obtain the world’s four highest sustainable building standards, according to Phipps. The facility has just added Living Building Challenge certification to its list of credits. The Living Building Challenge is said to be the