Back to School with Restorative Sustainability

What is Restorative Sustainability and why is Education so vital? Working with Class of your Own, it is a pleasure to be organising and directing the first Training School for the RESTORE Cost Action to be held in Lancaster, between 14th and 17th November 2017. The RESTORE Action aims at a paradigm shift towards restorative sustainability for new and […]

Living Building volunteer opportunities …

The project team at Cuerdon Valley Park Visitor Centre have three offers out for summer volunteer / interns to support the Trust in pursuit of the Living Building Challenge standard. These are unique opportunities for sustainability and environment students: Participation with potentially the greenest building in the UK, the 1st UK Living Building Challenge project. […]

Biophilic Design & Rewilding- the secret sauce of sustainability?

Biophilia is emerging as the secret sauce of sustainability. It is not just about being able to see trees and fields from our windows, or having green plants within rooms, but something deeper and more profound. The Cuerdon Valley Park Visitor Centre in Lancashire, the first UK project to be registered for and working towards […]

A Sense of Urgency

I was delighted to be invited to present in Italy (REGENERATION Edition 2 in Dro, Trentino) and Scotland (SEDA Green Drinks in Ayr) recently on insights from FutuREstorative, updates from the LBC Cuerdon Valley Park project and in the case of many at SEDA, introduce the Living Building Challenge. The Ayr event fell on John Muir’s […]