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Ecobuild 2012 is sponsored by Schuco, who make solar power and heat (thermal) systems, glass, facades, etc. Ecobuild claims to be the world’s biggest event for sustainable design, construction and the built environment – although that claim doesn’t sound very ‘eco’. Bigger? I though Small is Beautiful. Anyway… This show is focussing on “new eco […]

Went along to the installation in the Turbine Hall of the Tate Modern, Bankside, London SE1 9TG. The building is an old power station converted into a vast art gallery – a bit like an Art Mall – styled to be a bit modern, a bit industrial, a bit futuristic. The Turbine Hall is the […]

This weekend in Esher, Surrey, exhibition for all DIY and Builders. Make the most of this weekend and the most of your home at The Homebuilding & Renovating Show, Surrey! When? THIS Weekend! Join us Saturday 10am – 5pm & Sunday 10am – 4.30pm Where? A venue close to home: Sandown Park Race Course, Esher […]

Self Build & Renovation Workshops at the National Centre in Swindon. Workshops on renovation, DIY, remodeling, building for amateurs. There are Masterclasses and also open format Ask the Experts sessions. Masterclasses are on: 9.30 to 10.15 am Walking Tours – Self Build & Renovation These are on all day and comprise an expert walking and […]

Hanse Haus make modular eco-friendly houses that are simple to construct and cheap too. They are ideal for quick builds on cheap land, as normal housing development involves buying expensive land. This means the new build property has to maximize the potential of the site, and be custom built, to get the best price on […]

Registration is now open for the big Ecobuild exhibition at London’s ExCeL. This is in Canary Wharf and is a very interesting place to visit. Dates are Tuesday 01 March to Thursday 03 March 2011. There are 1300 exhibitors, all sorts and sizes, since everyone does green certified materials and processes these days. This is […]

Seminars and show, this Saturday 27th November, at National Self Build & Renovation Centre, Swindon, off M4. Eco Technologies Workshop – Retrofit Your Home – 10am – 5pm 95% – 99% of housing is old not new – so green and sustainable technology has to be added to OLD homes and office snot just glamorous […]

There is a plan afoot to convert Riley’s snooker hall (once Jesters) on the corner of Wimbledon Park Road and Pirbright Road, Southfields London SW18, into a cinema. Which it was originally. Having been inside, it is a great building, proper full height ceiling and wasted as a snooker hall. Unless the vast space was […]

Who with what com is an initially interesting site which examines what some famous buildings are actually made of, and how they were made. Although the South Bank Centre in London is not in there. So don’t bother looking for your favourite building, just go with their small selection. Perhaps it will expand over the […]

That time of year again, the Big Green Home Show in Swindon off the M4. Many exhibits, seminars, Expert Alley (Ask The Experts) where you can get answers to your home renovation questions. Dates: Fri 29 to Sun 31 October 2010 Where: The National Self Build & Renovation Centre, Swindon Open from 9.30-17.00. Car: M4 […]


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