Articles Tagged with the word ‘building’
02 Apr 2013
Volunteers are building a specially designed home for a woman who is allergic to everyday chemicals
13 Dec 2010
England's first community farm, based in Market Drayton, Shropshire, has been awarded over £250,000 from the Regional Development Agency
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
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
22 Sep 2010
A derelict church in Manchester is transformed into a community centre after investment from local mosque
14 Sep 2010
Centre for Alternative Technology open Eco-education centre near Machynlleth, in Wales
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
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'
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.
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.
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.
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.
16 Jun 2009
After many years of meticulous planning and infrastructural work, house building in Ireland's first ecovillage has started.
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.
30 Mar 2009
Visit the leading sustainable building, home and garden exhibition in the South West.
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.
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!
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.