Posts Tagged: Sustainability

save! Smart sanitation for a sustainable future

Earlier this year at ISH in Frankfurt, Laufen presented the innovative Save! waste-separating WC, which is a sustainable new product that meets a little-known environmental problem of our time: the pollution of our water by nitrogen. The urine-separation WC Save!, designed by the Austrian design studio EOOS, functions like a conventional flushing toilet and contributes… Read More >

12 August 2019

An International Decade for Water Action

The Water Action Decade was launched by the United Nations on World Water Day, 22 March 2018; with an objective of mobilising action that will help transform how we manage water and avert the 40% shortfall in freshwater resources predicted by 2030. This year we were given a stark reminder by Secretary-General, António Guterres of… Read More >

6 August 2019

Hansgrohe welcomes Sustainability

All Hansgrohe products equipped with EcoSmart technology consume up to 60% less water than conventional products. This means you use less water and need less energy to heat the water – good news for the planet, and your wallet.  How does it work? By cleverly adding air and helped by the use of a special… Read More >

17 May 2019

Sustainability? We can all do more

I started in the exhibitions industry in the mid-90s, which was then something of a horror show in terms of sustainability. The over-riding culture was one of ‘build and burn’, with non-biodegradable materials off-loaded straight to landfill. Inspired to counter this, a founding principle of our business was to be sustainable in any way we… Read More >

10 May 2019

Sustainable frames from Larson-Juhl

Larson-Juhl’s range of sustainable mouldings was recently expanded with the arrival of Geneva, which joins a number of other very popular collection of wooden frames that have environmental credentials. The natural worn-wood simplicity of Larson Juhl’s rustic-inspired Lancaster collection, offers a way to achieve real understated style. Named after the typical woodland landscape of Lancaster County… Read More >

25 April 2019

Rio 2: Sustainable Production

Morgan, contract furniture designer and manufacturer, has combined skills and expertise with architect Mehran Gharleghi of studio INTEGRATE to launch Rio 2, a new collection of tables for the contract market that include 3D printed components. Here we introduce this collection and the sustainable nature of it’s design. The first of its kind within the… Read More >

16 April 2019

Align expands City of London Workspace

For its second project for an Australian financial services group, Align was briefed to design 13,745 sq ft of new working, meeting, presentation and break-out space across 1.5 storeys of its client’s City of London offices to meet a period of sustained growth and house three company divisions, totalling 150-170 people. The brief was to… Read More >

13 February 2019

GROHE awards winner of International Water Research

GROHE, a leading global brand for integrated bathroom solutions and kitchen taps and BCFA member, presented the award to the winner of the International Water Research Prize in Amsterdam at the World Architecture Festival (WAF). On behalf of her students, Belen Desmaison, teaching fellow of the Pontificia Catholic University of Peru (PCUP), received the prize money… Read More >

18 January 2019