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[26 Mar 2013 | No Comment | ]

More than 100 sustainable homes are set to be built on a former industrial works site in Sheffield, according to sheffieldtelegraph.co.uk. The £13 million project, based in the Kelham Island area, involves the construction of 107 eco-friendly buildings at the Green Lane Works site. New homes to incorporate a number of sustainable measures The homes […]

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[9 May 2012 | No Comment | ]

An incredible £582 million is to be spent across all areas of Scotland in order to increase the supply of green, affordable housing, reports scotsman.com. Scotland’s 32 councils will receive the cash as party of the government’s Affordable Housing Supply Programme, which hopes to create jobs and boost the economy. Energy-efficient homes throughout Scotland The […]

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[17 Feb 2012 | No Comment | ]

Iconic artist Damien Hirst is to turn his hand to eco-home building, telegraph.co.uk reports. Hirst, well known for his controversial work – which has included pickling a shark and encrusting a skull with diamonds – has now turned his attention to building green properties; outlining plans to build 500 eco-homes on the Devon coast. Image […]

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[9 Sep 2011 | No Comment | ]

The first phase of an eco-development in Bicester has been given the go-ahead. Image source Cherwell District Council has granted architects, Terry Farrell and Partners, planning permission for the first part of their ‘Exemplar’ eco-town project in Bicester, Oxfordshire, which aims to be zero carbon emitting. Level 5 of the Code for Sustainable Homes The […]

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[6 Sep 2011 | No Comment | ]

A housing development in Scotland has been shortlisted for a sustainable housing award. Image source via Urban Realm The Quarries is a £7 million development in Gilmerton, part funded by Edinburgh County Council. It was set up to provide accommodation for 58 elderly residents and benefits from some of the most state-of-the-art eco-friendly technology on […]

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[24 May 2011 | No Comment | ]

Eco friendly homes and sustainable architectural designs in general are not a trend anymore, but a necessity. Here you are going to be presented with some amazing eco friendly home structures from around the world. Some are already finished and happily inhabited by their owners, while others are still in their project phase. From the […]