Articles Tagged with the word ‘building’

JVS activists rebuiding a home after Israeli demolitions in Fasayil village, May 2012

/ Community, Peace, Sustainable Development

08 Apr 2015


Palestinians in the Jordan Valley are reviving the ancient art of earth building, learning resistance from the Earth during a time of conflict

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


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


City Makes Green Roofs the Law



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


Local Sustainable Homes



27 Sep 2010



Faith in Community



22 Sep 2010


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


Wales Leads Energy Revolution



14 Sep 2010


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


Interfaith Peace and Educational Centre Opens



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



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



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



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



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



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



15 Jun 2009


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


Holistic House Plans



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



30 Mar 2009


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


Irish Volunteers Build 253 Homes in a Week



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



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!