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Thames Barrier

By introducing the dimension of time into the...

Paul Davies

Paul Davies

13 April 2017 / 6 Comment(s)

Water treatment works

It’s the most essential element to human...

Chris Luebkeman

Chris Luebkeman

09 January 2017 / 3 Comment(s)

Sewage treatment plant on the Isle of Man

Worldwide, there is a growing understanding of...

Martin Shouler

Martin Shouler

17 November 2016 / 7 Comment(s)

It’s time to plan for water safety in all buildings

Modern buildings comprise increasingly complex...

Martin Shouler

Martin Shouler

27 June 2016 / 6 Comment(s)

A fiscal measure for flooding?

Flood mapping around the world uses the concept...

Paul Davies

Paul Davies

13 June 2016 / 6 Comment(s)

Building designed for the future

Cities across the globe are facing increasing...

Martin Shouler

Martin Shouler

21 March 2016 / 0 Comment(s)

Untouched catchment area in the Caucasus mountains in Georgia. Credit: David Hetherington

Large swathes of our landscape have been greatly...

David Hetherington

David Hetherington

01 February 2016 / 17 Comment(s)

Hunters Point South. Credit: Charles Aydlett

It’s now accepted that green infrastructure...

Vincent Lee

Vincent Lee

10 December 2015 / 0 Comment(s)

Abandoned car in flood waters

With the confirmation during autumn 2015 that...

David Wilkes

David Wilkes

07 December 2015 / 4 Comment(s)

Pipes background - illustration

Design engineers often get very excited about...

Martin Shouler

Martin Shouler

19 November 2015 / 2 Comment(s)

Ramsey Town Sewerage System in the UK

In the UK, when we talk about sustainable...

Paul Davies

Paul Davies

02 November 2015 / 18 Comment(s)

Stormwater outflow at Boao Canal Village, Hainan Province

I think drainage has always been looked upon as a...

Paul Davies

Paul Davies

21 September 2015 / 16 Comment(s)

Water footprints

Many people have heard of carbon footprints, but...

Paul Davies

Paul Davies

27 August 2015 / 15 Comment(s)

Water restriction sign on a dry lawn. © Creative Commons Credit: Kevin Cortopassi

You’ve probably heard about the energy...

Martin Shouler

Martin Shouler

24 August 2015 / 6 Comment(s)

Man walking in torrential rain. Credit: Antonio Rocha

Technological advances are driving massive...

Daniel Lambert

Daniel Lambert

30 July 2015 / 1 Comment(s)

Waterway in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. Credit: Paul Carstairs / Arup

I firmly believe that well-designed landscapes...

David Thompson

David Thompson

06 July 2015 / 1 Comment(s)

Hunter's Point South waterfront park

How should cities respond to the threat of...

Tom Kennedy

Tom Kennedy

29 June 2015 / 1 Comment(s)

Cheonggyecheon Stream in Seoul. Credit: riNux

Rivers are phenomenal assets, but they can also...

Will McBain

Will McBain

22 June 2015 / 6 Comment(s)

A stormwater system, Bay Meadows in San Francisco Bay Area. Credit: Jack Mong

More and more cities around the world are...

Vincent Lee

Vincent Lee

15 April 2015 / 0 Comment(s)

Water drops

How do you view your relationship with the...

Mark Fletcher

Mark Fletcher

07 April 2015 / 5 Comment(s)

Wastewater treatment ponds. Credit: Philip Songa.

Cities worldwide are facing problems caused by...

Martin Shouler

Martin Shouler

20 October 2014 / 13 Comment(s)

Green wall of Singapore School of the Arts. Credit Darren Soh

Private developers are being pushed to...

Ralph Wilson

Ralph Wilson

18 September 2014 / 2 Comment(s)

Cyclists and pedestrians on a London street. Credit: Thomas Graham

In London, streets make up 80% of public space....

Claire McConnell

Claire McConnell

15 September 2014 / 22 Comment(s)

Macademia Nuts growing on the tree.

If the world is going to feed its growing and...

Eike Sindlinger

Eike Sindlinger

09 June 2014 / 5 Comment(s)

flushing toilet.

In many countries of the world, there is...

Martin Shouler

Martin Shouler

24 April 2014 / 2 Comment(s)

Colliding particles abstract.

Small modular reactors aren’t a new concept...

Simon Barber

Simon Barber

31 March 2014 / 10 Comment(s)

graphic of solution

Gravity offers a simple and cheap way to...

Jonathan Ward

Jonathan Ward

21 February 2014 / 33 Comment(s)

If we’re to tackle the impacts of climate change, we must make water sensitive urban design (WSUD) a legal requirement. By combining a range of different measures, WSUD captures, stores, uses and slowly dissipates water – reducing...

David Evans

David Evans

12 March 2013 / 1 Comment(s)

By taking advantage of increased efficiencies, developing on a precinct or neighbourhood scale creates smarter and more liveable communities than thinking on a building-by-building level. Realising the benefits of this approach requires a...

Joan Ko

Joan Ko

21 November 2012 / 16 Comment(s)

The Colorado River in the Grand Canyon. Source fotolia.

Six of the ten largest US cities are located in...

Vincent Lee

Vincent Lee

18 October 2012 / 4 Comment(s)

View of a bridge in Songdo Central Park in South Korea. Credit and © HG Esch Fotografie.

Apparently, one out of five people choose to live...

Pablo Lazo

Pablo Lazo

12 July 2012 / 2 Comment(s)

Graphic of the globe and a tap

We all need water to survive. But if we’re...

Martin Shouler

Martin Shouler

08 March 2012 / 0 Comment(s)

Is there finally a case for large-scale solar...

Michael Osborne

Michael Osborne

11 January 2011 / 3 Comment(s)