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Green Design

We shape our environments and then they shape us.

Friday, April 24th, 2009

We shape our environments and then they shape us.
This is especially true of schools; the influence the architecture of school buildings has on developing minds is surely incalculable.
What should a school fit for 21st century teaching purposes actually be like? We need to be skeptical of the most popular type of current thinking which [...]

Top 5 tips on eco home improvements

Thursday, March 5th, 2009

Top 5 tips on eco home improvements
The recession means that there is a new financial impetus to become greener
1 Cut that draught with a rug:
Boom-time home improvements, such as stripped wood floors, can make it harder to cut your fuel bills. The draughts that blow up through the gaps in stripped wood flooring will have [...]