london‘s historic square mile has announced plans to switch to clean energy, sourcing 100% of its electricity from renewable energy sources by october 2018. according to the city’s governing body it plans to install solar panels on local buildings, investing in larger solar and wind projects, as well as purchasing clean energy from the grid.
the city of london is one of multiple towns around the world hoping to fulfill energy-related pledges made in the paris agreement. as noted by the climate action programme, the mayor of london, sadiq khan, hopes to increase london’s solar capacity eventually making the capital a zero-carbon city by 2050. the initiative forms part of a wider energy for londoners programme, which will see investment of £34 million into making homes and workplaces more energy efficient.
‘sourcing 100% renewable energy will make us cleaner and greener, reducing our grid reliance and running some of our buildings on zero carbon electricity’, chairman of the city of london corporation’s policy and resources committee catherine mcguinness said in a statement. ‘this is a big step for the city corporation and it demonstrates our commitment to making us a more socially and environmentally responsible business.’
architecture in london (145 articles)
a diverse digital database that acts as a valuable guide in gaining insight and information about a product directly from the manufacturer, and serves as a rich reference point in developing a project or scheme.
the architects adapted an industrial space into a home that values the personality of the original building, and its characteristic, stone-bearing facade.
the restaurant is naturally illuminated thanks to floor-to-ceiling windows that also offer sweeping panoramic views.
in ship architecture’s town house in ikegami, the alley garden also serves as the approach to the property, leading to the large first floor with a 4800 mm »
in ship architecture’s town house in ikegami, the alley garden also serves as the approach to the property, leading to the large first floor with a 4800 mm height.
a sculptural void defines the project's volume and expresses influence from the morphology of traditional iranian building types.