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infrastructure Life Cycle Cost Social Value

How much is a green bridge?

Why are green bridges an important part of building back better?

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Cost escalation Social Value Tourism

Why did the cost of this theatre double?

Could this council have done anything about the cost of the project before it doubled?

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Climate Change Life Cycle Cost Logistics Social Value

The Cost of Fashion

Fast fashion is becoming less fashionable. You need to know about the Sharing Economy.

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Climate Change infrastructure Life Cycle Cost Social Value

The Cost of a Zero Carbon House

Did you know the UK set a target for all new homes built to be zero carbon by 2016? Let’s talk about net zero carbon houses.

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Climate Change Social Value

The Cost of a Tiny Urban Forest

In March 2020, Whitney Council (Oxfordshire) and Earthwatch UK planted the first Tiny Forest in Britain. But how much did it cost?

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infrastructure Logistics Social Value Tourism

The Cost of Football Stadiums

Today I talk about the cost to build a football stadium, the decisions and cost drivers, and the social value associated with them, sometimes controversial, often refutable.

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Climate Change infrastructure Social Value

The Social Value of the Waterways

Urban waterways are effectively a local park, a local nature reserve. They provide a leisure asset that’s really close to home for millions and millions of people across the country.

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Climate Change Energy infrastructure Social Value

The True Cost of Hydrogen: Part One

We need to consider the true cost of producing the hydrogen that is touted to transform our energy usage to one which is more sustainable and low carbon.

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Climate Change Social Value

Value to Society

As estimators, do we consider the whole value chain in our analysis of the costs and benefits of a product or project?