entrance, MEGA SilkWay, Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan

Sustainability awards recognises largest Kazakh mall and leisure/cinemas

The Your BREEAM Award gives the public the chance to choose their favourite project from all those shortlisted, over 8,000 votes were recorded and the winning project was Mega Silk Way. The awards recognise the projects and organisations that, in the view of the independent judging panel, provide the best balance between performance, replicability and innovation. The winners selected range from homes in vibrant mixed-use developments, to education sports buildings, to large scale commercial properties incorporating green roofs and living walls in the centre of cities. The BREEAM awards cover…

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London Resort crowd

London theme park to open 2024 aims for ‘net zero’

One of the most sustainable, world-class destinations also reveals ‘six lands’ The London Resort has revealed new, concept artwork, for the six lands that will be created as the first phase of the 535-acre site, the equivalent of 136 Wembley Stadiums. The visuals are the first to be revealed since The London Resort announced its partnerships with the BBC, ITV Studios and, most recently, Paramount Pictures. It follows hot on the heels of a partnership announcement with EDF Energy that aims to make The London Resort the most sustainable, major theme…

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hotel restaurant with greenery. Photo: 'Hotel Owner'

UK hotels adapt as consumers go green

Consumer eco-conscience is on the rise, and with it, hoteliers must keep abreast of evolving demands. HEATHER SANDLIN spoke with hoteliers who are doing their bit for the planet, to find out exactly what it means to them, what others can do and where the industry is heading.  Arguably 2019 will be remembered as the year where the eco-conscience reigned. We saw the rise of ‘eco-anxiety’, and figures such as Greta Thunberg generated headlines and captured hearts as more awareness has spread globally. In light of the activism, there is a…

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