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 2014 (pdf)

The Edge is preparing a letter on Display Energy Certificates for signature by the construction institutions. See here for the text.

big-meet-2 September 2014: the Edge has responded to the Big Meet and the Place Alliance

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

Upcoming & Recent Debates

Edge Debate - Educating the Industry: 20th April 2015

Thursday, February 19th, 2015

greenskythinkingGreen Sky Thinking Spotlight Green Debate
In collaboration with London South Bank University and Open-City

How do we educate the construction industry to enable the rapid delivery of low carbon retrofits of existing buildings in order to reach the UK’s 2050 carbon emissions targets? › Continue reading

Edge at Ecobuild 2015

Thursday, February 19th, 2015

ecobuild15_logowithoutdateThe Edge will be participating in a number of debates and events at Ecobuild 2015 (3rd - 5th March 2015) including a debate on research that it has been instrumental in organising
• Ideas that construction needs - why are they gathering dust on a shelf?, and
• The Building Debate: Agenda 15, a manifesto for construction. › Continue reading

Edge Debate 67: Skyscrapers vs the Planet

Wednesday, February 11th, 2015

new-london-towers-2Can Tall Buildings be a Sustainable Solution for our Cities?

There has been much debate recently about the impact of tall buildings in London since the AJ and the Observer newspaper launched their Skyline campaign in March 2014, but so far little mention has been made of the sustainability issues. › Continue reading

Edge Debate 66: Is it a Problem that Practice and Research do not Connect?

Monday, February 9th, 2015

mind-the-gapSome £40million+ is invested annually in built environment research. › Continue reading

Edge Debate 65: What is the true ratio? : costs and value of construction

Wednesday, November 26th, 2014

ratio-image-2Over the past 20 years, a case has been made for investing in well-designed construction to create value for the individuals and organisations that own, manage and inhabit buildings. › Continue reading

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Books - Edge Futures

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