In The Guardian today: They share tools, toys – and are planning their own hydroelectric plant. But is a new wave of DIY homes the answer to the housing crisis? Oliver Wainwright visits two pioneering northern co-ops to find out. […]
Sarah Berger, who started the first cohousing group in the UK (the Community Project) and founded the UK Cohousing Network, died on 21 April 2013. She was a passionate advocate for justice in the developing world, following a trip to […]
Member Profile: Chris Wilson I’m 34 years old and I work for a local non-profit software company. Living in Cambridge I’ve been living in Cambridge for 15 years (since 1997) and I’ve been renting all that time. I really wanted […]
Social Characteristics, Demographics and Functions These are the proposals extracted from the “Task Summary” created by Jim Ross for Design Workshop 1. I hope I got everything, but please let me know if not. Some of these items are presented […]
Chris Smith writes: A collection of articles covering various aspects including design, procedures, contracts etc: http://www.designingbuildings.co.uk/wiki/Home Thought this could be useful.
Ted Stevens of NASBA (the National Self Build Association) very kindly sent me his presentation from Ecobuild 2013. I’ll give you a summary for quick scanning and to help people find this page. I’ve tried hard not to rip off […]