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Why do we demolish buildings instead of deconstructing them for re-use?

Dismantling buildings piece by piece to preserve the reusable parts within keeps materials out of landfills and creates more jobs that demolition.
Posted On 14 Oct 2018
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Catastrophic Devastation or Manageable Recovery

The difference between catastrophic devastation and manageable recovery following a disastrous event often can be traced back to decisions made decades earlier.
Posted On 09 Aug 2018
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Rethinking Urban Sprawl

OECD publishes milestone report on Urban Sprawl as part of Sustainable Cities initiative
Posted On 13 Jul 2018
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Climate adaptation vital to limit damage so far

The risk of flooding to millions more people in Asia, Europe and North America will rise, demanding climate adaptation for a warmer world.
Posted On 05 Feb 2018
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Urban forests add to cities’ health and wealth

Planting more urban forests is a simple way not only to improve the health of a city's people, but to make them wealthier too
Posted On 08 Jan 2018
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Prepare for a world 3°C warmer in 80 years

The UN expects a world 3oC warmer by 2100, even if countries cut their greenhouse gas emissions as they promised in 2015.
Posted On 31 Oct 2017
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“Build it Once. Build it Right. Build it to Last.”

Largest Gathering of Canada's Cement and Concrete Industry Heads to Parliament Hill to help Canadians face the challenges of reducing carbon emissions and adapting to climate change.
Posted On 17 Oct 2017
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Too hot to fly: rising heat may ground planes

As temperatures rise it may become too hot to fly, with aircraft likelier to be grounded, and more passengers more likely to lose their seats.
Posted On 14 Jul 2017
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