Exploring ideas around a restorative/ net positive built environment, based on our understanding of environmental limits and social equality, and drawing on both best practice and emerging knowledge from leading practitioners and thinkers from around the globe about creating exemplary projects at both the building and neighbourhood level.

These visions will be developed through an annual TedX style conference about leading-edge practices, currently focussed Restorative Sustainability or net positive development. This will be supported by a series of smaller-scale think pieces and exploratory events in specific areas of interest, potentially to identify future Grand Challenges or simply to identify targets required for future sustainability.


The SDF has previously created guidance to help the drive towards more sustainable buildings, including: