Science Based Targets

We are supporting organisations to set rigorous carbon reduction targets in line with the latest climate science. Carbon emission targets are often short-term, set arbitrarily or in response to wider policy changes. To address this, we are providing advice on setting Science Based Targets (SBT). Read more...

University of the West of England (UWE), Bristol, Engagement and Strategy

UWE Bristol commissioned 3ADAPT to support the engagement of a cross section of the University’s stakeholders to explore what the university estate should and could look like in 2030. Read more...

Engaging with Experience

Building on a successful application for Innovate UK funding, we are collaborating with a range of cross sector organisations to develop a toolkit to improve the integration of experience into the project brief and business case. Read more...

Other Projects

Below is a selection of organisational consultancy projects undertaken by the 3ADAPT team as employees of BuroHappold Engineering.

  Client:   West of England Partnership      Collaborators:  Work undertaken at BuroHappold in collaboration with B&NES, Bristol City Council, North Somerset Council and South Gloucestershire Council      Image:   courtesy of BuroHappold

Client: West of England Partnership

Collaborators: Work undertaken at BuroHappold in collaboration with B&NES, Bristol City Council, North Somerset Council and South Gloucestershire Council

Image: courtesy of BuroHappold

WEST OF ENGLAND LOW CARBON INITIATIVE, UK

Worked with the four Unitary Authorities of the West of England to build capacity to exploit sustainable energy infrastructure, decarbonise public sector and green and grow business.

  Client:    Unite Students    Image:  courtesy of Unite Students

Client:  Unite Students

Image: courtesy of Unite Students

UNITE STUDENTS, NATIONWIDE, UK

Reviewed Unite Students building specifications and made recommendations for improvements to deliver their long-term corporate aspirations. This enhanced environmental and operational performance and the student experience.

 
  Client:   IKEA SCR    Collaborators:  Work undertaken whilst at BuroHappold   Image:  courtesy of MEGA Ikea Centres Russia

Client: IKEA SCR

Collaborators: Work undertaken whilst at BuroHappold

Image: courtesy of MEGA Ikea Centres Russia

IKEA SHOPPING CENTRES, RUSSIA

Led the post occupancy review of a pilot IKEA SCR store in Krasnodar and development of energy and water targets for future development program across Russia.

  Client:   BuroHappold   Collaborators:  Work undertaken whilst at BuroHappold in collaboration with the  Eden Project    Image:  courtesy of BuroHappold Engineering

Client: BuroHappold

Collaborators: Work undertaken whilst at BuroHappold in collaboration with the Eden Project

Image: courtesy of BuroHappold Engineering

CORNWALL ENERGY ISLAND CORNWALL, UK

Collaborated with public, private and community sectors to develop an action plan to transition to a low carbon energy system to deliver local economic and social benefit. This led to a range of commissions including the development of an evidence base for Cornwall Council as part of a whole area approach to delivering sustainable energy infrastructure across the region.

 
  Client:  Natural History Museum   Collaborators:  Work undertaken whilst at BuroHappold   Image:  courtesy of Austen Bates

Client: Natural History Museum

Collaborators: Work undertaken whilst at BuroHappold

Image: courtesy of Austen Bates

NATURAL HISTORY MUSEUM SUSTAINABILITY STRATEGY AND FRAMEWORK, LONDON, UK

Delivered a sustainability framework to define what a sustainable future means for a leading institution whilst helping to implement their Strategy to 2020.

   Client:  BuroHappold    Collaborators:  Work undertaken at BuroHappold in collaboration with 20 UK Universities   Image:   courtesy of Kasto

Client: BuroHappold

Collaborators: Work undertaken at BuroHappold in collaboration with 20 UK Universities

Image: courtesy of Kasto

SPACES THAT ATTRACT & NURTURE TALENT, NATIONWIDE, UK

Conducted research into delivering better university estates to attract and nurture talent. Involved interviewing senior decision makers and a survey of over 1,500 students. 

 
  Collaborators:  Work undertaken whilst at BuroHappold.    Image:  courtesy of NASA via Wikimedia Commons

Collaborators: Work undertaken whilst at BuroHappold.

Image: courtesy of NASA via Wikimedia Commons

BUDGET ALLOCATION FRAMEWORK, SAUDI ARABIA

Worked with central and regional local authorities to develop a needs based approach and dashboard to allocate national infrastructure budgets across Saudi Arabia to deliver national strategic development targets. 

  Client:   Marks & Spencer   Collaborators:  Work undertaken whilst at BuroHappold   Image:   © Marks and Spencer

Client: Marks & Spencer

Collaborators: Work undertaken whilst at BuroHappold

Image: © Marks and Spencer

MARKS & SPENCER, GLOBAL

Provided sustainability consultancy on a range of projects to help become 'the worlds most sustainable major retailer by 2015'. These included an international competitor review to differentiate across international markets, establishing a continual improvement process and tool to track and deliver against Plan A performance targets across their asset portfolio.

Its been great working with you over the years, we have really appreciated your leadership patience and competence.
— UNITARY AUTHORITY CLIENT