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[12 Aug 2013 | No Comment | ]

Kevin McCloud, presenter of housing reality programme, Grand Designs, has launched a competition to get people to come up with ideas for a £50,000 self-build home. According to bdonline.co.uk, anyone – from architects to amateurs – is allowed to enter into the competition. The design must be of a two bedroom house, which is self-build […]

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[17 Apr 2013 | No Comment | ]

A new sustainability exhibition in Brighton is shaping up to be one of the nation’s most comprehensive shows. The Eco Technology Show 2013, which runs from June 14th -15th, has already managed to confirm the attendance of more than 100 exhibitors; each offering their own unique take on the future of eco-friendly buildings. Guest speakers […]

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[26 Feb 2013 | No Comment | ]

Three eco-friendly Chesterfield families are to open their homes to the public in a bid to teach local residents more about sustainable housing. The households will be open from 11.00 to 15.00 this Sunday (March 3rd) as part of the first ever Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Ecohomes Open Week – the latest in the long of […]

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[26 Nov 2012 | No Comment | ]

Outline consent has been approved for Acton Gardens, a plan involving a detailed regeneration of Ealing’s largest housing estate. Reported by constructionenquirer.com, Countryside Properties and social housing landlord L&Q were handed planning consent for 106 new homes – the first stage of the overall ‘masterplan’. Image source Eco-friendly building design The overall regeneration is pencilled […]

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[29 Feb 2012 | No Comment | ]

A social housing scheme could be in line for a prestigious award for its green credentials, greenbuildingpress.co.uk reports. Image source Largest zero-carbon housing development in the UK The Park Dale project is a set of 91 homes in Airedale billed as the largest zero-carbon housing development in the UK. Completed in November last year, the […]