Unsupported browser

For a better experience please update your browser to its latest version.

Your browser appears to have cookies disabled. For the best experience of this website, please enable cookies in your browser

We'll assume we have your consent to use cookies, for example so you won't need to log in each time you visit our site.
Learn more

in brief: The future's bright, the future's green . . . but no thanks to the government

  • Comment
news

Winner of the Concept House '99 competition to reinvent the spec-built terraced home as a mass-produced environment-friendly prototype will win £15,000. The judges include Simon Allford, Cedric Price, Tim Macfarlane and aj editor Paul Finch. Deadline 29 September, contact riba Competitions Office on 0113 234 1335.

More government action is needed to achieve greener offices, according to a new report 'Development Alternatives: Environmental Innovation and the Property Business'. Promotion campaigns have little impact, sustainability notions are too vague, best-practice guides are often ignored, and design should more closely match human needs, said author Simon Guy at Newcastle University Urban Technology Centre, tel 0191 222 5408

  • Comment

Have your say

You must sign in to make a comment

Please remember that the submission of any material is governed by our Terms and Conditions and by submitting material you confirm your agreement to these Terms and Conditions.

Links may be included in your comments but HTML is not permitted.