Our case studies on the sustainability and environment

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Sustainability

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Sustainability and Circularity

In a circular economy, products should be used for as long as possible – and reused to the greatest extent possible when they reach the end of their service life.

More food from less water

Hydroponic greenhouse cultivation delivers higher yields from lower inputs.

Environmentally Friendly Solution

Buildings have a huge untapped potential to become a central part of the solution to our urgent sustainability challenges.

Architechture and Sustainability

South Harbour School in Copenhagen, Denmark, is a new public school designed and built with focus on energy optimisation and harmonising the connection between the school and its surroundings. The school addresses a need for modern educational facilities while creating a new public space by the waterfront.

Cities that save water

Fresh water is our most precious resource. But extreme weather and fast-growing cities mean that unless we take measures to manage it more actively, it could also become scarcer.

Saving energy forever

The solution to saving energy is here, today. Insulation is an easy, cost-effective way to make buildings sustainable.

What happens in a fire

All fires require three elements: a source of ignition, combustible materials, and oxygen.

Robustness

In land-scarce urban areas, more and more people are working and making their homes in high-rise buildings. These structures can be brilliant solutions to the challenge of safely housing a growing population.

Urbanization and sustainable megacity

With good design and materials, rapid urbanisation can be sustainable.

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