Our thinking

Discover our view on some of the major challenges we are facing today.

296 results for "what is sustainable design"

Our purpose is simple and compelling: to release the natural power of stone to enrich modern living. ROCKWOOL products save energy and water and reduce CO2 emissions, protect buildings from the spread of fire; reduce waste; improve acoustic comfort, building performance and aesthetics; and enhance Precision Growing, thereby improving the efficiency of fresh food production.

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.

Environmentally Friendly Solution

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

More food from less water

Hydroponic greenhouse cultivation delivers higher yields from lower inputs.

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.

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.

Saving energy forever

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

Urbanization and sustainable megacity

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

Wangjing SOHO development

Curved, tapered design combines with excellent energy performance to help Wangjing SOHO stand out in Beijing


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.