We are working with the University of Bristol to prepare the sustainability brief for the new Temple Quarter Enterprise Campus. The University is developing a new enterprise campus in Bristol […]

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Bristol Enterprise Campus

Sustainability brief

We worked with Milton Keynes Council (MKC) to prepare an evidence paper exploring new policy mechanisms to deliver their ambitious target to become a zero-carbon city by 2050. The paper […]

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Milton Keynes Low Carbon Policy

Research and engagement

Sustainability is a fast-moving field and client expectations are rising. Professionals operating across the built environment sector need to make sure they have the right knowledge and skills to keep […]

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Sustainable Development for Civil Engineers

Training and capacity building

Working with colleagues at our sister company, Expedition, we developed an approach to appraise wellbeing and energy efficiency, and support the development of the masterplan, urban layout and building massing, […]

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Old Oak Common Masterplan

Environmental masterplanning

In May 2017 we welcomed a group of senior leaders from across Commonwealth countries, and facilitated a workshop on addressing the energy challenge at the city scale. The workshop was […]

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CSC Leaders

Workshop design and facilitation

The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) has commissioned us to conduct a study of external trends that might present risks or opportunities for LSE. The ‘PESTLE’ study […]

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Useful Projects worked with St Mary’s University, Twickenham to develop their Estates Strategy for the 2017-2022 period. This followed the development of a new Estates Masterplan for the Strawberry Hill […]

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The University of Westminster (UoW) have ambitious goals around the sustainable development of their Central London estate. We are working with the sustainability and estates teams to develop a Sustainable Building […]

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University of Westminster

Sustainable Building Standard

The Office Group (TOG) provides flexible workspace to a diverse range of customers. Each building has its own identify, is beautifully designed to foster a creative and collaborative working environment, […]

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The Office Group

Sustainability Strategy

We are supporting the University of Westminster Summer Works programme by providing SKA HE services on 3 major refurbishment projects which are taking place during summer 2017, across multiple sites. SKA […]

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Useful Projects is working with the Green Construction Board to develop Top Tips for embedding circular economy principles in the construction industry. […]

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Circular Economy Top Tips

Content Development & Design

We are delighted to have been appointed to identify circular economy opportunities for HS2. […]

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HS2 Circular Economy

Circular economy consultancy

Useful Projects worked with sister company Useful Studio to prepare a report on density as part of the Milton Keynes Futures 2050 Commission. […]

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Milton Keynes Density Study

Strategic Study

Useful Projects undertook a high-level review of the infrastructure at St Mary’s University. The university is currently seeking to grow the university campus, providing new teaching and accommodation facilities. We reviewed […]

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Useful Projects worked with the University of Westminster to understand and ultimately reduce whole life carbon emissions and energy costs across their Harrow campus. Like most estates, it has grown […]

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Useful Projects are working with partner company Useful Studio on the sustainable design and fit-out for a new creative workspace in Bermondsey. […]

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The Clove Building

SKA Assessment
Key words from an analysis of life cycle studies

This research explored the whole life performance of carbon in buildings by investigating the interaction between embodied and operational carbon […]

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Old Oak and Park Royal Opportunity Area (OOPR) will undergo major regeneration. It will provide new residential, retail, work and leisure space around the most important new public transport interchange in London. […]

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The Restorative Neighbourhood

Thought Leadership