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25 January 2018
By Kirsten Henson

What Role can the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) Play in Sustainable Development?

If you’d asked me that same question a year ago I would have simply said any development in such hot, arid climates is not sustainable. Summer cooling loads are massive, as is the energy required to provide freshwater through desalination. In addition to environmental concerns, how can a country that receives wide-spread negative press for its human rights records genuinely contribute to the global Sustainable Development Goals? Read more…

9 January 2018
By Priyanka Arora

Sustainable Timber in Construction

If sustainably sourced, timber is undoubtedly one of the most environmentally friendly materials currently available, being a natural carbon sink and truly renewable. This has made timber a very popular material among sustainability champions and protagonists of green construction. Although its use in construction dates back many centuries, the advent of Cross Laminated Timber (CLT) has now made it possible to construct complete buildings in timber. Read more…

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