sustainable civil engineering construction – is 95% recycled material achievable?

sustainable civil engineering construction – is 95% recycled material achievable?

Most developments in the UK consider the carbon impact of the building construction and ongoing operational energy impact. Yet few address the whole carbon and environmental impact of development of developments, to include the civil engineering elements. Perhaps this is an arrogance that "the building" is seen as so more important that the infrastructure that supports it. Or perhaps it is because the UK consultants can often lack the expertise in civil engineering design sustainability and fail to communicate the...

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Mt Vernon Hospital, Northwood, Low Impact Sustainable Civil Design

Mt Vernon Hospital, Northwood, Low Impact Sustainable Civil Design

The development is a leading example of Low Impact Sustainable Civil Design (LISCD) and Multi stage Water Treatment in the UK. Wilsham Consulting's Director – Stephen Gibson was the Civil Designer for this ground-breaking project which is featured around the World as setting the benchmark for sustainable civil and water design. It included the Civil Engineering design for the £13 million new treatment centre and a £830,000 major new public transport boulevard and car park. The boulevard acts...

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