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ruralZED, originally uploaded by eversion.

Ecobuild 2008

I’m heading to Ecobuild at Earl’s Court tomorrow. In the morning I’ll be attending the ‘Carbon Reduction Begins At Home’ conference, then touring the green(wash?) products in the afternoon. Stopping for a coffee with Phil Clark from the Sustainability Blog along the way. Anybody else attending tomorrow? Are the usual suspects up for a drink […]

Lifetime homes for all

Lifetime homes for all

This morning’s Today program brought the news that Help the Aged’s campaign to bring Lifetime Homes standards to all new properties appears to have made some progress: Ministers want all new homes to include 16 features such as stairs wide enough for stairlifts, downstairs bathrooms, and room for wheelchairs to turn. The government wants the […]

Architecture re-housed: Part 3

The final part of the story about the design of half a dozen houses in the West Midlands… The next day, exhibition and obligatory drink with fellow bloggers over, I headed back to the office. As I’m recounting to colleagues the story of my discovery of a reference to a similar housing layout in the […]

fostering support

fostering support, originally uploaded by eversion.

Architecture re-housed: Part 2

Architecture re-housed: Part 2

Proving that blogging can be a slow medium too, here’s the second part to an entry written almost a year ago… December 2006, London, RIBA HQ. Flicking through the pages of the book to accompany the Eric Lyons exhibition at the RIBA, I send a text to Rod: In the RIBA cafe, muffins are terrible. […]