Monthly Archives: March 2014

Greening the construction site cabin environment for health and wellbeing

Cutting my teeth on construction sites as a green horn QS back in the 70’s was an introduction to the frozen feet, sweating head, un-insulated site cabins, with their austere, bleak and unwelcoming work environment. Fast forward and today, yes … Continue reading

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Biomimetics and Biophilia – the new sustainable construction?

There is a new language and lexicon emerging within the world of built environment sustainability, from circular economy to biophilia,  indicating a maturing of construction’s approach, moving from better waste management to circular economy thinking, from biodiversity management to biophilia. I … Continue reading

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Green Revolutionary Engineering

Integral Revolutionary Engineering – a review. Every now and again you come across a book that is both simple and profound, full of ah ha moments, of innovative ideas and yet seemingly familiar. One such book I have mentioned often … Continue reading

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Why Fairsnape?

I have been asked a lot recently on how my business name came about: Fairsnape is a hill in the Forest of Bowland Fells, and was visible from my office window at the time I set up the business. (It … Continue reading

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