28 May '13, 8am

READING: Blog from Paul King - Our green and pleasant land. Find out where the UK-GBC team visited on our away days

READING: Blog from Paul King - Our green and pleasant land. Find out where the UK-GBC team visited on our away days

Once a year the UK-GBC team retreats to some inspiring backwater, to plan and review, and indulge in a bit of bonding away from the office. This year we decided to do something a bit different - to take a tour of some landmark green building developments across the south of England, and to see and hear the lessons learned along the way. We started at BedZED, the pioneering living and working community that set me on my own green building journey 12 years ago. We were shown around by colleagues from BioRegional, the sustainability experts who teamed up with Peabody Trust, Bill Dunster Architects and others to create homes and work places that would make it easier for people to live a 'one planet lifestyle'. BedZED has weathered well, and in fact, the established gardens and maturing trees have softened the edges of Dunster's iconic eco-architecture in a way that i found som...

Full article: http://www.ukgbc.org/opinion/our-green-and-pleasant-land

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