Sustainable development includes recognition of finite reserves of land and resources; the limitations and dependency of natural eco-systems; the balance between environmental, social, and economic outcomes; and the well-being of present and future generations.
Davis Ogilvie is committed to sustainable development, and appropriate resource management. The team are founding members of the Ministry of Environments Urban Design Protocol. We also maintain affiliations with the New Zealand Green Building Council, Sustainability Society, and others; and continue to push for more efficient land development, high water quality and low impact design solutions on a number of large scale projects.
Davis Ogilvie have promoted the reuse and recycling of materials, and utilised recycled concrete and brick materials for the construction of roadways and building platforms. The team have personally been involved in 6 star energy rated buildings, and Elliot Duke is a GSAP certified consultant.
Davis Ogilvie is a carboNZero accredited company, and supports the local environment by purchasing carbon credits in the Hinewai Reserve on Banks Peninsula.