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Links for October 7th through October 9th

by Mel Starrs on October 13, 2011

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These are my links for October 7th through October 9th: Tory green rhetoric is a lot of hot air – "It is easy, and can sound smart, to dismiss the notion of sustainable development as empty rhetoric. The planning critic Peter Marcuse has described sustainability as “a camouflaged trap for the well-intentioned unwary”" Delivering low […]

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Links for April 21st through April 27th

by Mel Starrs on April 28, 2011

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These are my links for April 21st through April 27th: Skyscraper Boom Reaches End as City of London Goes ‘From Vanity to Sanity’ – Bloomberg – Fascinating article on the economics of tall buildings: "In London, high-rise buildings cost 50 pounds to 150 pounds more per square foot than shorter ones because of their stronger […]

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Links for February 9th through February 14th

by Mel Starrs on February 16, 2011

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These are my links for February 9th through February 14th: Passivhaus vs the UK approach – a non technical comparison of the different principles « WARM: low energy building practice – “However, again the difference in principles with Passivhaus is interesting. PHPP, the Passivhaus model, is based on external measurements of the building… This has […]

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Links for January 19th through January 25th

by Mel Starrs on January 26, 2011

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These are my links for January 19th through January 25th: 500 Internal Server Error – 500 Internal Server Error Modern Built Environment – New UKGBC task group on existing non domestic buildings looks to streamline DECs and the CRC scheme – Articles – Technology Strategy Board – "The United Kingdom Green Building Council (UK-GBC) has […]

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Links for September 22nd through September 28th

by Mel Starrs on September 29, 2010

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These are my links for September 22nd through September 28th: Climate Committee tells government to simplify CRC – 24 Sep 2010 – BusinessGreen.com – “Although a capped scheme could potentially cut overall emissions by 30 per cent by 2017 relative to 2008 levels, the committee warned that there is too much uncertainty over the extent […]

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Links for July 23rd through July 27th

by Mel Starrs on July 28, 2010

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These are my links for July 23rd through July 27th: Worldchanging: Bright Green: Transition Towns or Bright Green Cities? – Read the whole article: “That sort of casual eagerness for the death of others is appalling. Worse, the strategy implicit in this vision of transitioning — that there can be local soft landings in the […]

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Links for May 21st through May 24th

by Mel Starrs on May 25, 2010

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These are my links for May 21st through May 24th: Two thirds of firms ‘unprepared’ for carbon legislation | ITworld – “At the moment most organisations are just using guess work,” he said. “This can’t continue. In the same way that financial auditors wouldn’t accept guesses as to an organisation’s cash position, environmental auditors are […]

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Links for January 23rd through January 26th

by Mel Starrs on January 29, 2010

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These are my links for January 23rd through January 26th: Not the last straw: Homes made from straw bales make a comeback | MNN – Mother Nature Network – Volunteer labour makes costing straw bale difficult: "Though the materials used for straw bale buildings – straw & plaster – are typically inexpensive, the special knowledge […]

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Links for June 16th through June 21st

by Mel Starrs on June 23, 2009

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These are my links for June 16th through June 21st: The young generation with a new vision to build Britain | Art and design | The Observer – Fairly fluffy piece in the Observer on the new generation of iconoclast architects, more devoted to context, collaboration and sustainability than iconic buildings which celebrate individualism. Good […]

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