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Anodizing (spelled anodising in British English) is an electrolytic passivation process used to increase the thickness of the natural oxide layer on the surface of metal parts.
Biodiesel refers to a vegetable oil- or animal fat-based diesel fuel consisting of long-chain alkyl (methyl, ethyl, or propyl) esters.
BREEAM (Building Research Establishment Environmental Assessment Method), first published by the Building Research Establishment (BRE) in 1990, is the world's longest established method of assessing, rating, and certifying the sustainability of buildings.
Britannia was a mutual building society in the United Kingdom.
BuroHappold Engineering is a British professional services firm providing engineering consultancy, design, planning, project management and consulting services for buildings, infrastructure and the environment.
The CIS Tower is an office skyscraper on Miller Street in Manchester, England.
City Hall is the headquarters of the Greater London Authority (GLA), which comprises the Mayor of London and the London Assembly.
Co-op Food, previously trading as The Co-operative Food, is a brand devised for the food retail business of the consumer co-operative movement in the United Kingdom.
A coffer (or coffering) in architecture is a series of sunken panels in the shape of a square, rectangle, or octagon in a ceiling, soffit or vault.
Cogeneration or combined heat and power (CHP) is the use of a heat engine or power station to generate electricity and useful heat at the same time.
The Construction Design and Management Regulations 2015, also known as CDM Regulations or CDM 2015, which came into force on 6 April 2015, are regulations governing the way construction projects of all sizes and types are planned.
Contemporary architecture is the architecture of the 21st century.
Cooking oil is plant, animal, or synthetic fat used in frying, baking, and other types of cooking.
Corporation Street is one of Manchester city centre's major streets.
Cycling, also called bicycling or biking, is the use of bicycles for transport, recreation, exercise or sport.
A deep foundation is a type of foundation that transfers building loads to the earth farther down from the surface than a shallow foundation does to a subsurface layer or a range of depths.
Deutsche Bank AG is a German investment bank and financial services company headquartered in Frankfurt, Hesse, Germany.
Display Energy Certificates (DECs) are records of the actual energy usage of public buildings, introduced by a number of European governments in response to the EU Energy Performance of Buildings Directive, which all EU member states had to implement by January 2009.
The double-skin facade is a system of building consisting of two skins, or facades, placed in such a way that air flows in the intermediate cavity.
Eggs are laid by female animals of many different species, including birds, reptiles, amphibians, mammals, and fish, and have been eaten by humans for thousands of years.
In physics, electromagnetic radiation (EM radiation or EMR) refers to the waves (or their quanta, photons) of the electromagnetic field, propagating (radiating) through space-time, carrying electromagnetic radiant energy.
Embodied energy is the sum of all the energy required to produce any goods or services, considered as if that energy was incorporated or 'embodied' in the product itself.
Energy performance certificates (EPCs) are a rating scheme to summarise the energy efficiency of buildings in the European Union.
An energy-plus house (also called: Plus-Energy House, Efficiency-Plus House) produces more energy from renewable energy sources, over the course of a year, than it imports from external sources.
In geometry, an equilateral triangle is a triangle in which all three sides are equal.
Fire engineering is the application of science and engineering principles to protect people, property, and their environments from the harmful and destructive effects of fire and smoke.
Friedrich Engels (. Random House Webster's Unabridged Dictionary.;, sometimes anglicised Frederick Engels; 28 November 1820 – 5 August 1895) was a German philosopher, social scientist, journalist and businessman.
Greater Manchester is a metropolitan county in North West England, with a population of 2,782,100.
Hanover Building is an Grade II office building in the NOMA district of Manchester, United Kingdom.
Headquarters (commonly referred to as HQ or HD) is/are the locations where most, if not all, of the important functions of an organization are coordinated.
A high-rise building is a tall building, as opposed to a low-rise building and is defined by its height differently in various jurisdictions.
Heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) is the technology of indoor and vehicular environmental comfort.
Infrared radiation (IR) is electromagnetic radiation (EMR) with longer wavelengths than those of visible light, and is therefore generally invisible to the human eye (although IR at wavelengths up to 1050 nm from specially pulsed lasers can be seen by humans under certain conditions). It is sometimes called infrared light.
Landscape architecture is the design of outdoor areas, landmarks, and structures to achieve environmental, social-behavioural, or aesthetic outcomes.
Leaseback, short for "sale-and-leaseback," is a financial transaction in which one sells an asset and leases it back for the long term; therefore, one continues to be able to use the asset but no longer owns it.
London is the capital and most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.
Manchester is a city and metropolitan borough in Greater Manchester, England, with a population of 530,300.
Manchester city centre is the central business district of Manchester, England, within the boundaries of Trinity Way, Great Ancoats Street and Whitworth Street.
Manchester City Council is the local government authority for Manchester, a city and metropolitan borough in Greater Manchester, England.
Mecanoo is an architecture firm based in Delft, Netherlands.
MIPIM (Le marché international des professionnels de l’immobilier) is an international property event hosted in Cannes, France each March.
Natural ventilation is the process of supplying air to and removing air from an indoor space without using mechanical systems.
NOMA is an £800 million, mixed-use redevelopment scheme in Manchester.
Open plan is the generic term used in architectural and interior design for any floor plan which makes use of large, open spaces and minimizes the use of small, enclosed rooms such as private offices.
In passive solar building design, windows, walls, and floors are made to collect, store, reflect, and distribute solar energy in the form of heat in the winter and reject solar heat in the summer.
Peter Vincent Marks CBE (born 27 October 1949) is an English businessman, and the former Chief Executive of the member-owned retailer The Co-operative Group.
Property Week is a UK business-to-business magazine which reports on the worldwide commercial and residential property market.
Public transport (also known as public transportation, public transit, or mass transit) is transport of passengers by group travel systems available for use by the general public, typically managed on a schedule, operated on established routes, and that charge a posted fee for each trip.
Rainwater harvesting is the accumulation and storage of rainwater for reuse on-site, rather than allowing it to run off.
Rapeseed (Brassica napus), also known as rape, oilseed rape, (and, in the case of one particular group of cultivars, canola), is a bright-yellow flowering member of the family Brassicaceae (mustard or cabbage family), cultivated mainly for its oil-rich seed.
Redfern Building in Manchester, England, is a Grade-II listed building which was completed in 1936.
Renting, also known as hiring or letting, is an agreement where a payment is made for the temporary use of a good, service or property owned by another.
Royal HaskoningDHV is an international, non-listed engineering consultancy firm with headquarters in Amersfoort, Netherlands.
A ship is a large watercraft that travels the world's oceans and other sufficiently deep waterways, carrying passengers or goods, or in support of specialized missions, such as defense, research and fishing.
Solar gain (also known as solar heat gain or passive solar gain) refers to the increase in thermal energy of a space, object or structure as it absorbs incident solar radiation.
Somerfield (originally Gateway) was a chain of small to medium-sized supermarkets operating in the United Kingdom.
St Michael's Flags and Angel Meadow Park is a public park to the immediate northeast of Manchester city centre, in North West England.
Steel is an alloy of iron and carbon and other elements.
Structural engineering is that part of civil engineering in which structural engineers are educated to create the 'bones and muscles' that create the form and shape of man made structures.
Sustainable architecture is architecture that seeks to minimize the negative environmental impact of buildings by efficiency and moderation in the use of materials, energy, and development space and the ecosystem at large.
Sustainable energy is energy that is consumed at insignificant rates compared to its supply and with manageable collateral effects, especially environmental effects.
The Ark is a prominent office building located in Hammersmith, London, acquired by developers Landid, GE Real Estate and O&H properties in 2006 and extensively refurbished in late 2007 early 2008.
The Co-operative Bank plc is a retail and commercial bank in the United Kingdom, with its headquarters in Balloon Street, Manchester.
The Co-operative Group, trading as the Co-op, is a British consumer co-operative with a diverse family of retail businesses including food retail and wholesale; electrical retail; financial services; insurance services; legal services and funeralcare, with in excess of 4,200 locations.
In building design, thermal mass is a property of the mass of a building which enables it to store heat, providing "inertia" against temperature fluctuations.
In building construction, topping out (sometimes referred to as topping off) is a builders' rite traditionally held when the last beam (or its equivalent) is placed atop a structure during its construction.
Ultraviolet (UV) is electromagnetic radiation with a wavelength from 10 nm to 400 nm, shorter than that of visible light but longer than X-rays.
Waagner-Biro is a Vienna, Austria-based corporation which owns companies in steel and mechanical engineering.
Waste heat is heat that is produced by a machine, or other process that uses energy, as a byproduct of doing work.
The World Architecture Festival (WAF) is an annual festival and awards ceremony for the architecture industry.
A zero-energy building, also known as a zero net energy (ZNE) building, net-zero energy building (NZEB), or net zero building, is a building with zero net energy consumption, meaning the total amount of energy used by the building on an annual basis is roughly equal to the amount of renewable energy created on the site, or in other definitions by renewable energy sources elsewhere.