News & Events for London, UK

March 22, 2017
We are delighted to announce we have recently been shortlisted into the final 5 for the National Centre of Diversity, ‘Most Improved Organisation of the Year 2017 Award’. Based in Leeds, the centre aims to advance equality, diversity and inclusion for all, working with companies to identify needs and suggest and guide programmes for organisations to encourage inclusion and happy, healthy workplaces. Despite just missing out on the title, Elementa were thrilled to be sh... Read more
March 14, 2017
Elementa has been appointed on a phase of London and Quadrant’s Barking Riverside redevelopment, one of the largest and most significant new residential hubs in London. The ambitious new scheme will create around 11,000 homes on the development which is being built on a 180-hectare brownfield site on the northern banks of the River Thames. Until the 1990s, it was home to three power stations and a large amount of landfill. A third of the site will be affordable housing, as well as 65,000 square metres of commercial, retail and community fa... Read more
January 11, 2017
Integral Group are industry leading advocates for health and wellbeing for building users, their communities and the planet. In every project we make the case for ‘deep green engineering’ strategies to improve occupant comfort, air quality, lighting, local control and make the most of connections to the natural world. The new Fitwel Standard provides a new opportunity for us to assess our work environment and review targeted opportunities to improve our performance across its 63 evidence-based strategies... Read more
December 21, 2016
As 2016 draws to a close we reflect on another year of successful growth and are delighted to announce a significant number of promotions in the UK. The talented people below will no doubt shine even brighter in 2017 and, as is the Elementa way, nurture others to do likewise. So , congratulations to: David Barker – Associate Principal David Glossop – Principal Debbie Halifax – Head of Administration (UK) Graham Day – Associate Jared Gow – Financial Controller Matt Baillie – Senior Engineer Roy Kidd – Engineer ... Read more
December 16, 2016
Edward Garrod, Elementa’s Head of Sustainability is now officially a Fitwel Ambassador – most likely the first in Europe – having passed the Fitwel Ambassadors Exam. Fitwel was developed by GSA and the CDC in the USA, and is administered by the Center for Active Design. It is a cost-effective, high-impact building certification standard that optimizes building occupant health and productivity through targeted improvements to workplace design and policies. In parallel with our longstanding leadership in the application of the WELL® Bui... Read more
November 24, 2016
The ‘Residential Construction Network and Education Construction Network Conference’ is a major two day event exploring a range of topics within the education and housing sector. This years theme of ‘home and away’ included a plethora of thought provoking sessions, where speakers discussed the design and construction of homes and communities abroad, looking at the influences they derive from UK models as well as how we are influenced by international design. Our Principals Rob Harris and Benjamin J. Galuza presented ‘A tale of two ... Read more
November 18, 2016
We are delighted to announce that we have been shortlisted by CIBSE for two Awards for the third year in a row. The CIBSE Building Performance Awards recognise the people, products and projects that demonstrate sustainable engineering excellence in the built environment. The Awards focus on actual, measured performance, not design intent or performance specifications. This year we have not only been recognised for our innovative project work, but also as a forward thinking company – nominated for Building Consultancy of the Year (up to 100... Read more
October 11, 2016
Elementa along with 4 other leading organisations form the first cohort of Global Founders of a new online platform that will take the headache out of going green. Developed by sustainability charity Bioregional, the platform will make it easier for anyone involved in sustainability to make progress in creating a better world. If everyone in the world consumed as many natural resources as the average person in the West, we would need several planets to support us. Bioregional devel... Read more
August 26, 2016
A glorious spring day was the backdrop to Elementa’s Annual Ecobuild Networking lunch. The event, now in its third year was a great success with industry professionals joining us to discuss highlights from the world’s leading event for sustainable design, construction, energy and the built environment. Our lunch followed our contribution to this year’s Ecobuild programme where one of our Principals, Ed Garrod, chaired “Successful Energy Management Strategies” to a packed North Hall auditorium in the Excel Centre. You ... Read more