Think maybe over but thinking goes on

It was disappointing to read Phils blog post yesterday that the Think sustainability conference and exhibition is to be discontinued by CMP, but the reasons given do make sense. Having visited both Think 07 and Think 08, I would say that Think 07 made an important contribution to built environment sustainability, shaping agendas and providing […]

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 – […]

Gary Braash

Following links from the Eco City 2008 site I have been browsing through the stunning environmental pictures of Gary Braash.  From his website: Gary Braasch photographs environmental issues and conservation, nature, biodiversity, ecosystems, field science, and climate change in stock photos and assignments. Pictures of landscape, patterns, forests, Antarctica, the Arctic, global warming, cities and […]

are green buildings usable?

It seems we are becoming awash with green buildings, eco homes and eco towns. There are some great sites out there with green architecture eye candy (check out Mad Architecture for example). We have some major and significant conferences and events on the horizon – from the international Eco City 2008, Green Build 2008 and […]

Worlds greenest city and eco home?

Is the German city of Freiburg, the  worlds greenest Eco City? Is the Passiv Haus the most effective and efficient Eco-Home? If so why are we not learning for eco-homes and eco-towns in the UK ? Also, more on Eco Cities at Eco City 2008