28 Sep '11, 9am

Our latest member Soapbox challenges narrow views of both sustainability and affordability #NPPF

Our latest member Soapbox challenges narrow views of both sustainability and affordability #NPPF

AECB invites members to climb on our Soapbox and share your expertise on something that excites, inspires or bugs you, with the 4000 discerning viewers who visit this website each month. Contact [email protected] if you would like to have your say here. Philip Newbold, Director & Passivhaus Consultant Philip Newbold is a Senior Architectural Designer, Project Manager and Certified Passivhaus Consultant with over 35 years experience. His company, new bold design limited, specialises in sustainable building design, accessible building design for people with disabilities and conservation/restoration design for listed buildings. In this topical soapbox Philip challenges the assumption that new development around villages cannot be ‘green’ and argues that true sustainability requires more, not less development for many rural communities. He argues that the planning system as it sta...

Full article: http://aecb.net/news/2011/09/sustainable-development-in-a...

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