Category: Architecture

  • Low Carbon House Design Methodology

    Low Carbon House Design Methodology

    Stepwise procedure for designing the low carbon house Step One Identifying nationally recognized methods for assessing the environmental performance of new buildings in the UK. Most widely used methods include Code for Sustainable Homes (CSH) 2006 and British Research Establishment Environmental Assessment Method (BREEAM). Other methods include Association for Environment Conscious Building (AECB) Silver and Gold […]

  • Guide to designing a Low Carbon House | Introduction

    Guide to designing a Low Carbon House | Introduction

    Intention of the design guide  The aim of the design guide is to review and recommend low energy specifications for a building called ‘Waste house’ at Grand Parade campus in the University of Brighton. It focuses on addressing the benefits of sustainable buildings by designing it to achieve energy efficiency, economic viability which includes looking at […]

  • Climate Change and Spatial Planning | Sustainable Coastal Urbanism

    Climate Change and Spatial Planning | Sustainable Coastal Urbanism

    Global Climate Change “The Earth’s climate is changing. Rising global temperatures will bring changes in weather patterns, rising sea levels and increased frequency and intensity of extreme weather. We need to avoid making the problem worse, so cutting carbon emissions is a priority. But all of us; individuals, businesses, government and public authorities, will also […]

  • Architecture… where Form Follows Function

    Architecture is an art of creating beautiful spaces, of designing structures where form follows function. It is an art based on the principles of Utility and Beauty. Form follows function is a principle associated with modern architecture and industrial design in the 20th century. The principle is that the shape of a building or object […]