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Designing a one planet settlement – for architecture students

Architect Mark Waghorn have just finished helping out with a 2nd year architecture students’ project about designing a one planet settlement on the edge of a real town, for the School of Architecture students at Swansea’s branch of the University… Continue Reading →

10 stages to a passive solar building from design to build

Some aspects of a zero carbon building in the northern hemisphere, temperate zone. Passive solar architectural principles have come of age. They have given rise to thousands of buildings of all sizes and purposes around the world, in all climate… Continue Reading →

4 Ways to Plan Neighborhoods and Buildings to Minimize Energy Use

Conventional buildings consume much energy for heating and cooling to protect them from the temperature effects of climate and seasons. But some basic thought and planning, in combination with these 10 passive solar building design techniques, can help to radically reduce… Continue Reading →

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