Articles Tagged with the word ‘building’

 
The dedicated team take a break on the roof of the structure (c)  Shoshanna Jones
 

/ Wellbeing

02 Apr 2013

 

Volunteers are building a specially designed home for a woman who is allergic to everyday chemicals

 
Funding Boost to Organic Farm
 

/ Agriculture, Community

13 Dec 2010

 

England's first community farm, based in Market Drayton, Shropshire, has been awarded over £250,000 from the Regional Development Agency

 

City Makes Green Roofs the Law

 
 

Archive

06 Dec 2010

 

Copenhagen has become the first city in Scandinavia to adopt a mandatory policy that requires all suitable new buildings to have roofs covered with vegetation

 

Discovering the Transition Way

 
 

Agriculture, Archive, Transition News

06 Dec 2010

 

Melanie Strickland attends the Environmental Law Foundation's David Hall Memorial Lecture, 'Planning in Transition', and discovers the positive vision behind the Transition movement

 

Local Sustainable Homes

 
 

Archive

27 Sep 2010

 


 

Faith in Community

 
 

Archive

22 Sep 2010

 

A derelict church in Manchester is transformed into a community centre after investment from local mosque

 

Wales Leads Energy Revolution

 
 

Archive

14 Sep 2010

 

Centre for Alternative Technology open Eco-education centre near Machynlleth, in Wales

 

Interfaith Peace and Educational Centre Opens

 
 

Archive

16 Jun 2010

 

A new facility promoting interfaith peace, the Asha Centre, opened on a day of celebration, also marking the 60th birthday of its founder, acclaimed human rights campaigner, Zebanoo Gifford

 

Green City Builds Prosperity for Palestine

 
 

Archive

09 Jun 2010

 

A new sustainable development, 'Rawabi is designed to serve a generation of Palestinians coming of age and seeking welcoming surroundings to build families, careers and lives'

 

Shaping the Place of Learning

 
 

Archive

01 Jun 2010

 

'Smart building can help to make smart kids' is the claim of US based Project Frog, who are hoping to change the face of educational buildings worldwide to create a stimulating and eco-friendly environments for school children.

 

A practical guide for the UK and Ireland

 
 

/ Archive

24 Nov 2009

 

Straw bale building is a radically different approach to the process ofbuilding. Like all innovative ideas, it has been pioneered by thepassionate, and used experimentally by those with the vision to see itspotential.

 

Cool, Green and Termite Tested

 
 

Archive

23 Nov 2009

 

One of the most ingenious architects of his time, Mick Pearce is renowned for the design of inexpensive, energy efficient, low maintenance dwellings in tune with their social and economic environments.

 

New Darwin Centre Opens Soon

 
 

Archive

09 Sep 2009

 

The new Darwin Centre is set to open to the public on 15th September. To mark the launch, there will be a special event attended by HRH Prince William.

 

Let the Building Begin

 
 

Archive

16 Jun 2009

 

After many years of meticulous planning and infrastructural work, house building in Ireland's first ecovillage has started.

 

Straw Council Houses Get the Go Ahead

 
 

Archive

15 Jun 2009

 

Planning permission has recently been granted for council houses in Britain to be made from straw.

 

Holistic House Plans

 
 

Archive

16 Apr 2009

 

Holistic House Plans is the worlds largest onlineresource for building and space designs based on the natural harmonicprinciples of biological architecture, sacred geometry and feng shui.

 

Homes For Good Exhibition

 
 

Archive

30 Mar 2009

 

Visit the leading sustainable building, home and garden exhibition in the South West.

 

Irish Volunteers Build 253 Homes in a Week

 
 

Archive

10 Mar 2009

 

On a trip to a South African Township in 2002, Irish builder Niall Mellon was so shocked by the living conditions of local people, that he decided to act.

 

From Workhouse to Funhouse

 
 

Archive

24 Nov 2008

 

The 5th Llanfyllin Workhouse Festival, held in the summer, was a sell-out and greatly enjoyed by everyone, despite all the inevitable rain and knee-high mud ñ fortunately not as deep as last year's!

 

Paving the Way

 
 

Archive

17 Jun 2008

 

Having watched student after student trip over the same crumblingpavement while walking from the main school building to the cafeteria,Niyazi and his friends decided to form Germany's first Youth Ventureteam.