Combining research, expertise and foresight to deliver responsible built environments with solutions that stand the test of time. We develop bespoke sustainability policies, pre-assessments and briefs together with third-party environmental certification and consultancy to help clients achieve their sustainability goals. We manage deliverables using key performance indicators, topic-specific expertise and experience, digital assessment, and validation tools

The outcomes of our work align with the fundamental principle of leaving a better world for future generations and meeting global climate emergency agreement commitments. We aim to promote, educate, and influence the construction and property industry and collaborate with professional institutions and academia to improve knowledge and solutions.

We use evidence based solutions to enhance the strength of our sustainability advice, supplemented with our own and academic research alongside real data and benchmarks gathered from our projects. We can profoundly influence project outcomes for the better.

We layer and overlap sustainability across our designs and operations, to optimise the reduction in use of natural resources and deliver net positive impact developments.

Spotlight on our work in practice

1 Broadgate

1 Broadgate is one of the most sustainable buildings in the UK. It employs the highest standards of multiple sustainability certifications and innovations during a time of rapid change and heightened market expectations. It achieves BREEAM Outstanding, NABERS UK Design for Performance 5.5*, and WELL Platinum. It has a Material Passport that the BRE deemed the largest and most complex example in the UK. And its Circular Economy strategy included the re-use and upcycling of cladding, steel beams, and finishes from the previous building.

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Accreditation, standards & affiliations

Services by our Sustainability team

Certification and assessments

  • NABERS UK Design for Performance
  • NABERS UK Energy
  • LEED
  • WELL


Net Zero Carbon and Climate Change

  • Net zero carbon strategies
  • Feasibility studies for low & zero-carbon technologies
  • Solar performance
  • Passive design analysis
  • Daylight analysis
  • Parametric optimisation
  • Energy performance
  • Extended aftercare
  • Whole lifecycle carbon assessment
  • Climate resilience strategies
  • Climate change risk assessments
  • Circularity strategies


Wider sustainability services

  • Sustainability implementation plan
  • Sustainability strategies
  • Waste management plans
  • Certified Passive House Designers
  • ESG policy and briefs
  • Biodiversity net gain calculations
  • Urban greening factor calculations
  • Long-term biodiversity management plans
  • Air quality management plans
  • Pre-acquisition sustainability audits
Services by our Sustainability team

We are interdisciplinary

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