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10 11, 2013

Five ‘no-brainer’ reasons for sustainable design

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A recent report by multi-national professional services and investment management firm Jones Lang LaSalle, with annual revenue of $3.9 billion and a property portfolio of 2.6 billion square feet, has identified five key trends which are making smart buildings a "no-brainer" for commercial property owners and investors. Facing pressures of managing costs, risks and energy

13 08, 2013

Sustainability pays off

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An article in Building4Change highlights the benefits of including sustainability into a project and the increase in potential value of the build. First UK BREEAM Outstanding student accommodation, The Green, achieves 170% return on investment The University of Bradford’s sustainable student village, The Green, has been sold to a private Kuwait based fund for over

8 08, 2013

Passivhaus showing America the way!

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We at Living Logic like this, a lot!  Come on UK, this is where we need to be... A new project makes owning a smart house possible for more than just the 1 percent More here > http://thebea.st/15Rjpbo Utah Passivhaus

23 07, 2013

Wood is good!

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A new video upload on TED.  Lasts 10 minutes and well worth viewing.  Watch the video here > http://bit.ly/11bqLDc Building a skyscraper?  Forget about steel and concrete, says architect Michael Green, and build it out of … wood.  As he details in this intriguing talk, it's not only possible to build safe wooden structures up

30 06, 2013

In the beginning…

Hi! Welcome to Living Logic.  Recently established we hope to join the revolution in sustainable building design so we can live in improved environments, at home, at work or in our leisure. More updates/stories and information to follow, but in the meantime please view, like and share our facebook page and spread the word: http://www.facebook.com/livinglogicuk