BedZED and after - the enduring influence of Britain’s best known eco-district
One of, if not the key sustainable housing projects of the early 2000’s in Britain was BedZED, the South London eco-district. The result of five years work, BedZED (short for Beddington Zero Energy Development) would become the high profile example of how housing projects could be done in a very different, radically sustainable manner.
Not just buildings: Sustainability and the London 2012 Olympics
In a few weeks’ time, “the least unsustainable Olympic Games yet” will climax in two weeks of sporting events, watched – overwhelmingly via global television – by an estimated four billion of the world’s population.