Urban Insight is based on a series of insight reports written by Sweco experts. It is a long-term initiative with a different theme each year. The theme for 2018 is Urban Move, focusing on mobility and sustainable development of transports in Europe.
The report Transport revolution – the future of accessible public transport in urban areas investigates how we can make public transport accessible and useful for everyone by applying modern mobility solutions.
Sweco UK has been recognised as a top ten civil engineering firm for the first time by New Civil Engineer (NCE) at its annual industry awards.
Climbing 40 places from last year’s NCE100 Companies listing, the business was placed sixth in the ranking of the top UK 100 engineering firms, with the judges commending Sweco for its commitment in pushing the boundaries of sustainability and holistic design.
Sweco also scooped the ‘Low Carbon Leader’ award at the London ceremony, following its work on implementing PAS2080 carbon standards across Renfrewshire Council’s £130 million City Deal infrastructure project. The judges also applauded the company for its ‘Carbon Conversations’ programme, which aims to improve carbon literacy across the industry and teach participants to create action plans to reduce emissions in their own specialisms.
Innovative building services systems, designed by engineering, environment and design consultancy Sweco, have contributed to the design of Bloomberg’s new European headquarters being named as the world’s highest BREEAM-rated office building. (Photo credits: James Newton)