Welcome to the Edge

The Edge is a campaigning built-environment think tank and is multi-disciplinary in a landscape that is remarkable for the high number of single-discipline institutions it contains. › Continue reading
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Latest - Edge Report 2013 (pdf)

News - The Society for the Environment (SocEnv) and the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) have both joined the group of institutions that sponsor and support the Edge.

January 2014: the Edge has published its report on The Green Deal

agenda15logoyel_228 February 2014: the Edge has responded to Building's Agenda 15 campaign

Upcoming & Recent Debates

Debate 63: Edge Commission of Inquiry on Future Professionalism Session 4: Future Value. 22nd May 2014

Thursday, March 6th, 2014

ProfessionalismThe fourth and final session in the Inquiry will bring together the threads of the previous debates and examine the future value of the professions › Continue reading

Debate 62: Edge Commission of Inquiry on Future Professionalism Session 3: Society. 7th May 2014

Thursday, March 6th, 2014

ProfessionalismThe third session in the Inquiry is on the subject of society’s expectation of built environment professionals. › Continue reading

Debate 61: Edge Commission of Inquiry on Future Professionalism Session 2: The Economy. 23rd April 2014

Thursday, March 6th, 2014

ProfessionalismThe second session in the Inquiry will look at the impact of economic drivers on professional values. › Continue reading

Debate 60: Edge Commission of Inquiry on Future Professionalism Session 1: The Environment

Wednesday, March 5th, 2014

ProfessionalismFollowing our the previous events on ‘New Professionalism‘, in early 2014 the Edge will be holding holding a Commission of Inquiry to examine how the professional institutions and other representative bodies should address pressing issues facing the design and construction sector. The Commission will be chaired by Paul Morrell OBE, the former Chief Construction Advisor to the UK Government. › Continue reading

The Ecobuild Debate - can democracy deliver sustainability? 4th March 2014, 12.00-13.00

Tuesday, February 4th, 2014

logo_ecobuildInvestment in sustainability measures makes financial sense but the payback is usually longer than the five-year parliamentary term. › Continue reading

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Books - Edge Futures

Edge has published a collection of short books, entitled Edge Futures.
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