Smaller Town Bylaw Development

picto-initiative

Gauge has been appointed to develop bylaws for mid-size and smaller towns in Africa which support the development of more sustainable built environments. The bylaws are responsive to local needs and issues as well as global sustainability imperatives and addre...

Sustainable Buildings and Construction Sustainable Buildings and Construction

Cooperative Research Centre for Low Carbon Living

picto-initiative

The CRC for Low Carbon Living (CRCLCL) is a national research and innovation hub, enabling a globally competitive low carbon built environment sector. Focusing on collaborative innovation, we bring together property, planning, engineering and policy organis...

Sustainable Buildings and Construction Sustainable Buildings and Construction

School water and sanitation

picto-initiative

Gauge has been exploring how current issues with school sanitation can be addressed through alternative sanitation models, such as the use of composting toilets, aqua privies and onsite biological systems. These alternatives avoid problems associated with exis...

Sustainable Buildings and Construction Sustainable Buildings and Construction

The Embodied Carbon Review

picto-initiative

"The Embodied Carbon Review – Embodied carbon reduction in 100+ regulations and rating systems globally" reports the results of how embodied carbon, that is, the carbon emissions from construction materials, is addressed in certifications and regulations glo...

Sustainable Buildings and Construction Sustainable Buildings and Construction

Competence efforts to promote a sustainable development...

picto-initiative
The National Board of Housing, Building and Planning (Boverket) has been commissioned by the government to carry out competence efforts to promote a more uniform and effective application of the Planning and Building Law (PBL).
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Guidance about ecosystem services in built up areas

picto-initiative

Boverket in Sweden has started a work on guiding and communicating about ecosystem services and nature based solutions in built up areas: in urban areas, cities and villages. The guidance will include comprehensive planning, detailed planning, building permits...

Sustainable Lifestyles and Education Sustainable Lifestyles and Education
Sustainable Buildings and Construction Sustainable Buildings and Construction