News & Events for London


11/11/2020

London’s built environment sector risks falling ‘off track’ in achieving its environmental target, New London Architecture report warns

  • 85% of NLA Member survey respondents believe current policy and regulations are not compatible with zero carbon ambitions
  • Over 90% agree that the COVID-19 crisis presents an opportunity to transform our way of life and transition to a 100% green economy
  • 60% answered that the next London Mayor should commit to making London carbon neutral by 2030
  • On... Read more
29/10/2020

How can we enhance the patient experience through design?

Design analytics tools are becoming increasingly powerful in shaping the form, orientation, and façade configuration of healthcare buildings to improve occupant amenity while maintaining focus on environmental performance. Join James Gungl and David Barker as they explore a patient-centered design optimizing the internal environment for a... Read more
05/06/2020

Principals David Glossop and Rob Harris discuss the now, next, and future of the hotel industry.

This presentation discusses the physical realities of getting hotels back into use and opened safely and successfully. How the current shift in occupancy restrictions and demand affects both short and long-term operations in our industry for developers, management & operati... Read more
15/05/2020

Associate Engineer, Graham Day, draws upon his experience to demonstrate the key requirements of sustainable design.

This presentation provides guidance on how to design schools sustainably, focussing on low carbon design. Graham will look at both net-zero targets, whole-life carbon analysis and discuss how these apply to school design, with comparison to current UK design standards and LETI guidelines. He will also explore potential refurbishment strategies and benefits of refurbishing vs new build. Graha... Read more
23/04/2020
The engineering sector is one of the most significant industries in the world, affecting economies, environment and human health. As new research and innovation cause changes in architectural and environmental design, sustainable energy strategies, and occupant behaviour, keeping abreast of the most up to date trends and information can be challenging. Elementa have curated a Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Programme to deliver a range of these important subjects relevant to designing sustainable buildings for any organisation work... Read more
08/04/2020

The term Net Zero is gaining traction globally – but what does it mean to be truly Net Zero?

Born from challenges of different local standards and approaches to this question, Elementa Consulting initiated the London Energy Transformation Initiative (LETI) in 2017 to change London’s Energy Policy, a system that was failing to keep up with a rapidly decarbonizing electricity grid. Through determination and collaboration, LETI’s 3-year journey led to publishing ... Read more
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