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A structure simple enough that school children could build it

image showing children constructing the timber frame of School House project in South London

One of the Peter Smith‘s priorities for the design of the COP26 House was that the house should be simple to build, using standard materials and skills readily available today. And an inspiration for this simplicity in build was the Roderick James Architects’  School House project – a structure simple enough that school children can build it. About the[…]

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Heat Recovery Ventilation – for health of environment and people

Stefan Huber, Director of Beyond Zero Homes member Paul Heat Recovery, describes how MVHR systems contributes to reducing energy consumption in homes as well as improving air quality Scotland has ambitious targets: the nation wants to be net zero carbon by 2045. This seems a long way off, but given the fact that our current[…]