NEWS

OFFICIAL LAUNCH OF OUR EUROPEAN DESIGN STUDIO IN GERMANY

May was an extraordinary month for BE Sustainable Placemaking – Built Environment Design Partnership. It started with the UKREiiF event in Leeds followed by an amazing launch event in #frankfurt to celebrate the launch of our new European Studio in #Germany. As part of the celebrations we took part at

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NEW iFLY O2 OFFICIAL LAUNCH EVENT

On Thursday 8th June we celebrated the opening of the new iFLY in London. The project delivery team as well as key contributors to the success of the project were invited joined also by the  Mayor of Greenwich Dominic Mbang. Our Co-Founders Anna Tsartsari and Simon Powell attended the event

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ANNA TSARTSARI INVITED AS A PANELIST AT THE UKREiiF HARWORTH GROUP DICUSSION

Our Co-Founder and Head of ESG and Sustainability was invited as a panelist to the UKREiiF discussion organised by Harworth Group: “Beyond the building: delivering sustainable Industrial & Logistics developments” Climate resilience, emissions reduction and wider environmental impact are rising sharply up the agenda for developers, occupiers, manufacturers and energy

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CHANGES TO PART L

Regarded as a ‘steppingstone’ along the Government’s 2050 net zero energy pathway, the updated approved document Part L came into effect on the 15th June 2022. Key changes included: CO2 Emissions: It will be 27% more difficult to demonstrate compliance in comparison with the 2013 regulations. Primary Energy Metric Introduced:

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PLANNING APPLICATION SUBMITTED FOR 200 SUSTAINABLE HOMES IN EAST SUSSEX

Our architects and sustainability experts have submitted a planning application for 200 homes in Battle, East Sussex. Our vision for Blackfriars is to develop a highly sustainable contemporary housing development, which is future proofed for the transition to Zero Carbon while also respecting the local heritage and landscape.  Our team utilised the challenging

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DIAN TO JOIN BE DESIGN’S DIRECTOR TEAM FOLLOWING PROMOTION

Following three years with us as Associate Director Dian Coleman has been promoted to Director and will be working closely with directors Anna, Simon and Stephen on business growth. He will also be working on consolidating our internal processes and ensuring our team is equipped with the training and technology they need to continually

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BE DESIGN ROUNDS OFF 2020 WITH NEW PRINCIPAL ENGINEER

We are very pleased to be rounding off the year with the appointment of Ben Johnson as our newest Principal Engineer.   Ben joins the team following more than 12 years at multinational firm Arup, where he rose through the ranks from technician level to being a senior engineer. During his career

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INTERNATIONAL WOMEN DAY IN ENGINEERING: STAFF PERSPECTIVE

Saturday 23 June saw International Women in Engineering Day 2018 and, to mark the occasion, some of our talented female staff are sharing their thoughts and advice based on their experience within the industry. Currently, within the engineering industry, only 11% of staff are women. International Women in Engineering Day

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BE DESIGN’S FOOTGOLF CHALLENGE

Some of our design team made the most of the early evening spring-sunshine, and hit our local golf range for a game of footgolf. It was a hotly contested competition, but Congratulations go to the Winner – Rafa Tsartsaris.

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