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The Case for Sustainable Construction: Why Bother?

We’re all besotted with buildings. So much so that the average person spends 90% of their lifetime indoors. Buildings make our lives more comfortable and convenient; imagining a world without them is near-on impossible....

Retrofitting: Facts & Figures

Populations are rising. We cannot build fast enough to accommodate everyone. We need to utilise older buildings for our living, working, and leisure needs. Retrofitting makes them future-proof, efficient, and climate-friendly, shaping the urban...

Decarbonising Cities to Reverse Climate Change

Cities emit seemingly endless cascades of greenhouse gasses. Carbon dioxide is the number one offender. Rectifying this is pivotal to halting global warming and preventing irreversible climate damage. But decarbonising cities at a mass...

How to Cut Back on Construction Traffic: The Challenge

European construction activities are predicted to grow by 3% per year. Housing, office and retail space need to be built and refurbished, roads must be repaired, resealed or dug up to renew pipes, or...

How Two Bold Decisions Helped Stockholm Save Emissions and Money

Construction consolidation centres are tools for city administrations to reach emission targets through cutting back on the most polluting traffic: heavy goods vehicles. Stockholm’s Fredrik Bergman implemented Sweden’s largest CCC, the Bygglogistikcenter, which serves...

Ömer Arslan – CityChanger With a Forklift

Ömer Arslan is Director of Operations at Bouwhub Amsterdam, Amsterdam’s first for profit construction consolidation centre. Find out how he turned a forklift on a piece of land into a fully fledged construction logistics...

Cutting Back on Construction Traffic: How to Get Started

Construction traffic is costly, dangerous and awfully polluting. A promising tool to radically reduce traffic are construction consolidation centres (CCC) or urban logistics hubs. At CCCs, construction materials are stored, traffic in and out...

Sustainable Construction: Facts & Figures

It’s always important to know your stuff and be able to back it up with solid data. That’s why we’ve collated all the essential facts and figures on sustainable construction that you CityChangers might...