Prediction has become a significant theme in sustainable design – not least because of the growing reliance on performance modelling software to inform design choices and validate sustainable design decisions. But what do you do when you need to think further ahead? Get Sust investigates.
Predicting the future is a popular pastime in January. For a few weeks at the beginning of a new year, the air buzzes with talk of resolutions, and our newspapers rustle with predictions for the year ahead. Most New Year resolutions are small-scale personal promises (often to drink less and exercise more), doomed, as we full-well know, to early failure. But two news items at the start of 2012 lend a new perspective to the topics of ‘resolve’ and ‘predict’ … More