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Understanding the Living Building Challenge

Originally posted on fairsnape isite:
Discover why we think that the restorative sustainability thinking of the Living Building Challenge, as a philosophy, advocacy platform and a certification tool is vital to the UK sustainable construction. This spring we are holding two…

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House of the Rising Sun Gets Passive Solar Heating

Originally posted on Meme Cloud:
Joe Cook MArch students at UCLan in the #landscape futures atelier are making great progress in their responses to the complex brief for Midge Hole Mill. Students presented their initial ideas at an interim review…

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Is this the UK First Living Building Challenge project?

In what may well become the UK’s first Living Building Challenge Project, the Lancashire based Midge Hole project is currently an architectural student design competition at the Grenfell-Baines School of Architecture, Construction and Environment at UCLAN (University of Central Lancashire), within the Landscape Futures design … Continue reading

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Could Google technology transform BIM and the built environment?

Originally posted on fairsnape isite:
Have Google developed the next era of Building Information Modelling (BIM Level 3?) or even an alternative? Reports via GLOBES News from Google X , the company’s secret development unit, (the unit responsible for driverless cars and Google…

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Drawing Diversity

Originally posted on Meme Cloud:
Architects draw. By hand or using technology tools, they make representations of a world they propose.  Architects are also embracing site, context and landscape as essential parts of the architectural palette.  Yet, despite artistic skills,…

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Construction virtual trade show for Europe

Originally posted on fairsnape isite:
Save money!  Reduce CO2 emissions!  and visit leading innovative sustainable construction solutions and projects from across the European continent. UPDATE: Construction21 Chapters and Green Building Councils from France, Spain, Italy, Poland, Croatia, Romania, Serbia, Ireland,…

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Mindfulness for Construction Success

Originally posted on fairsnape isite:
Mindfulness is fast gathering pace as a set of daily practices to manage stress, worry or to enhance daily living ‘in the present moment’. Organisations, large and small, including those in the construction sector are starting to…

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