Social Media: Awards and Events – London, Sept 26th

  We have gain chosen to run our Be2Camp flagship event, celebrating the application of social media in the architecture, engineering, construction and sustainability fields during London social Media Week  The half-day event will be held on Wednesday 26 September at the Building Centre in London WC1, and – like last year – will be a lively mix of awards showcasing best […]

Preston Bloggers Award for fairsnape blog

Its always great to get acknowledgement for this blog, hence am delighted to have received recognition from  EAOM, an online marketing agency in Chorley, Lancs, as worthy of their Preston Bloggers Award. Part of our blog training process for our clients is to show examples of great blog posts which created by Preston based bloggers We have reviewed many […]

web tech construction

Do you know your Twitter from an Avatar, or RSS from a BIM? I am currently running an innovation circle for Construction Knowledge Exchange (CKE) looking at the use of web technology in construction at UCLAN.  The first session  took a lightning tour through communication, design and collaboration in the sector, from fax machines to […]

justpractising – new blog on the block

Great to see new blogs being created that address issues relating to the built environment and web 2.0 ‘stuff’ Fellow twitter Su Butcher has joined the blogosphere with justpractising: So here it is. A blog about architects. There are three things I want to do with this blog, things I have been doing elsewhere on […]

UKGBC task group too important to be so narrow?

The UK Green Building Council (UK-GBC) has announced the panel of experts that will shape the Code for Sustainable Buildings to complement the government’s consultation on its target to make all new buildings zero-carbon from 2019. The task group comprises: • Bill Bolsover, chief executive, Aggregate Industries; • John Connaughton, partner, Davis Langdon; • Ian Coull, chief executive, Segro; […]

on power blogs and tweets

Impressed that our Foreign Secretary blogs to the Foreign and Commonwealth Office blog, FCO Blog , and these are picked up through twitter, Downing Street and HMGov as a means to communicating.  Through this we can keep in touch with G8 summit, not only on the main issues but also on background stuff, like the […]

Live blogging at Eco City

Eco city world summit is underway in San Fransisco with Live Blogs. It will be of interest to witness how the concept of live blogging can capture the essence of conferences. I await the opening speech from Jaime Lerner with interest and will repost here. From the opening plenary  I noticed no UK representation – […]