CABE

Links for October 13th through October 19th

by Mel Starrs on October 20, 2010

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These are my links for October 13th through October 19th: Climate change pps – The toolkit has been developed to provide advice on Sustainable Energy and Climate Change Adaptation based on the guidance given in the Climate Change Supplement to Planning Policy Statement 1 (generally referred to simply as the Climate Change PPS hereafter). The […]

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Links for March 6th through March 11th

by Mel Starrs on March 12, 2010

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These are my links for March 6th through March 11th: Resisting Dickensian Gloom | Planetizen – I often read stuff I don't agree with, just to keep myself in check. This article is pretty much the opposite of everything I believe. I don't even know where to start. Suffice to say, statistics can be manipulated […]

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Links for May 20th through May 21st

by Mel Starrs on May 26, 2009

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These are my links for May 20th through May 21st: The Best Business Model in the World – Umair Haque – HarvardBusiness.org – "Yet, the best business model in the world is also the simplest: make stuff that's insanely great. Stuff that's insanely great does what Prezi does — amazes, enriches, and inspires. That kind […]

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Quango spending

by Mel Starrs on May 13, 2009

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Spotted this article in BD last week which piqued my interest. I’ve been thinking long and hard what a change of government next May might mean to the industry. The Conservative Party has trained its sights on Cabe as part of an expected crackdown on expensive government quangos if the party wins the next election. […]

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Links for March 31st through April 6th

by Mel Starrs on April 7, 2009

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These are my links for March 31st through April 6th: Sustainable Design: What Do Europeans Know That We Don’t Know (But Should)?- 3/1/2009 – Building Design & Construction – "The respective roles of regulation and market forces are quite different in Europe from what we expect in the U.S. and Canada. That's one of the […]

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Links for March 11th through March 15th

by Mel Starrs on March 17, 2009

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These are my links for March 11th through March 15th: The Building Futures Game – Building Futures – The Building Futures Game is the outcome of 3 years research and development work carried out by the Building Futures team, CABE and architectural practice AOC. The toolkit emerged through a shared desire as to how one […]

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These are my links for July 22nd through July 24th: Target Finder : ENERGY STAR – Create building type specific targets based on US zipcode. Excellent resource, but be mindful the target is energy, not carbon. New Buildings Institute – Getting to Fifty – There are no technical barriers, and few financial ones, to restrict […]

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These are my links for June 4th through June 6th: Are developers ignoring the threat of climate change? – Building Design – BD debates losing their edge – both sides generally agree with each other. Agree with this: "We need a different hierarchy in the development team, with the building services engineer and landscape architect […]

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