With a consortium led by start-up tent designers and makers Comp A Tent (CAT), Useful Projects secured funding through the Innovate UK Design Foundations competition to tackle the large numbers […]

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Abandoned Festival Tents

Circular Economy Assessment

We are working with Human + Nature to develop the low carbon design strategy for Little Haldens, a residential led, mixed use development in Gomm Valley, Buckinghamshire. Around 1000 new […]

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Gomm Valley Energy Strategy

Sustainability and Energy Strategy

Useful Projects has been appointed to work with the London Waste and Recycling Board (LWARB) and the Greater London Authority (GLA) to develop guidance describing a new method for producing […]

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Policy Guidance for London

Circular Economy Policy

We have developed a Sustainable Building Standard for University of Sheffield Estate (UoS). The project supports their commitment to sustainable development – UoS is a civic institution which is proud […]

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University of Sheffield – Estates

Sustainable Building Standard

We worked with UCL to develop a tailored framework and tracker for implementing Soft Landings across all of UCL’s capital projects. Working closely with UCL Estates and the Sustainability Team, […]

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UCL Soft Landings Framework

Framework development

Since moving offices in 2016, we have been carrying out an in-depth Post Occupancy Evaluation (POE) of the space we share with the Useful Simple Trust.  Our colleagues at Useful […]

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The Clove Building POE

Post Occupancy Evaluation

We are working with the University of Sheffield to carry out sustainability audits of several of their current major capital projects. These include the new flagship Psychology and Social Sciences […]

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University of Sheffield – Audits

Sustainability Audits

IntenCity is a collaboration between Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios, Social Life, Grant Associates, Useful Projects and Expedition. This research project explores how innovative thought can produce intense places that deliver […]

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IntenCity

Industry engagement

The Museum of London (MoL) is a cultural institution which seeks to inspire a passion for the city, by telling its story and contributing to London’s international, educational, cultural and […]

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Museum of London

Corporate Sustainability Strategy