Tag Archives: Sustainability

mud on road …. EBUK 2013 conference

I’ve been pulling together the EBUK 2013 conference – From Spaces to Places – Building With Earth. Which will take place this year on 1st February 2013, at Dartington Hall in Devon. It has been our aim at EBUK to have our … Continue reading

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ICOMOS paper and EBUK updates

Last December I attended, Heritage, a driver for development, the ICOMOS 17th General Assembly Scientific Symposium. The proceedings were published last month and include a very short paper I presented on some of the conflicts between heritage, sustainability and development for earth … Continue reading

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EBUK and what we did at Ecobuild

Two weeks ago Earth Building UK (EBUK) had a stand at Ecobuild -a 3-day – ‘role out your eco-credentials’ event at the London Excel exhibition centre. Here EBUK talked about and demonstrated all the good things about building with earth. It was … Continue reading

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Alliance for Sustainable Building Products – earth building and heritage structures

Wednesday – I was invited to the launch of the Alliance for Sustainable Building Products (ASBP), representing Earth Building UK (EBUK), hosted by the MP Margaret Ritchie at the House of Commons. The ASBP is a really important initiative concerned … Continue reading

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when sustainable is a dirty and scary word…

Following the debate on planning reforms – look at the small print with George Monbiot: “The wrecking ball swinging from this chain is the government’s redefinition of sustainable development. “Development means growth”, the new document says, and “without growth, a … Continue reading

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