As the practice is certified as net zero for direct emissions, LOM looks at why this is only the beginning, and what’s next on the path to greater sustainability.
What we build and how we build it is pivotal to tackling the climate crisis.
Architects have a key role to play in delivering net zero design, but to be sustainable in the truest sense, we need to ensure we are considering the whole lifecycle of a building and its components.
We have a responsibility to articulate the benefits of sustainable architecture and deliver energy efficient buildings for our clients. We are also looking at our own operations and are actively working towards becoming a Net Zero business.
Covid-19 has been a litmus test of office adaption. LOM director Richard Hutchinson looks at how we can accommodate future change in the workplace, and why flexibility is key if today’s real estate is to stand the test – and shocks – of time.
LOM architecture and design has developed a model ‘off grid’ primary school concept for client Ghana Commercial Bank (GCB), as part of the bank’s corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiative, that can be rolled out to any part of the west African nation.