Monthly Archives: October 2008

on low carbon existing homes

Currently reading around the greening of existing homes, the following links are of interest and indicate the way forward perhaps: Rob ‘s Axis Design Architects award winning eco terrace in Newcastle-Under-Lyme that demonstrates how existing Victorian terrace properties can be … Continue reading

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on the future of sustainability standards

Last nights Lancashire Built Environment’s Pecha Kucha evening exploring the theme of affordability or sustainability mentioned the sustainability standards and codes more than once.  Listening to the other presentations brought back two items which I feel need much more publicity. … Continue reading

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on zero carbon britain

Reading zerocarbonbritain that details how Britain can eliminate emissions from fossil fuels in 20 years and break our dependence on imported energy. In relation to buildings it requires … “changes to the building stock that may initially be unpalatable to … Continue reading

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on low-carbon existing homes

From the UKGBC website, will comment when I have time to digest! UK-GBC Releases new report Report submitted to Government 13/1008 After a summer of stakeholder engagement, including a ‘webinar’- an online seminar – which attracted around 100 participants, the … Continue reading

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twitter and facility user feedback

Today at be2camp I will be discussing the use of twitter as an approach to post occupant evaluation and facility user feedback. This discussion needs your input …. Tweet what you feel about your facilities, where you are now, and … Continue reading

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be2camp link – wikitecture

Jon Brouchoud and Ryan Shultz will be presenting at be2camp (via second life or other web link) on Studio Wikitecture, which recently won Architecture for Humanity’s Founders Award in the 2007 AMD Open Architecture Challenge. A very recent article in … Continue reading

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be2camp count down – collaboration with web2.0

With three days to go. this post looks at one of the streams at be2camp. collaborating with web2. More information and details of registration (its free to register) can be found at http://www.be2camp.com From mid morning through to the close … Continue reading

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