19 Oct '15, 2pm

AECB » Brighton’s Iconic Earthship Appeal for New Lease of Life

AECB » Brighton’s Iconic Earthship Appeal for New Lease of Life

Brighton’s iconic “building of the future” is turning to people power to give it a new lease of life. The internationally known Earthship has delighted and educated thousands of visitors for over nine years but now the much loved eco-building needs to revamp its energy and water systems. The Earthship was designed and built by the Low Carbon Trust in 2006 as a model low carbon community centre for courses and school visits. One of Brighton’s most iconic buildings, the Earthship was the first of its kind to be built in England and is one of only two Earthships in the UK (the other is in Fife, Scotland). Stanmer Park, one of Brighton’s most visited green spaces, is home to the award-winning building. The Low Carbon Trust is launching a crowdfunding campaign, Earthship Brighton: Plugged into Nature to upgrade its vital energy and water systems. Earthships are made using waste...

Full article: http://www.aecb.net/brightons-iconic-earthship-appeal-for...

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