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Links for November 4th from 04:01 to 16:37

by Mel Starrs on November 10, 2010

in News

These are my links for November 4th from 04:01 to 16:37: New book attacks modern Manchester as ‘New Labour boom town’ that’s lost its cultural edge – Manchester Evening News – Ouch :”“Leeds is the pits,” he says. “Of the new architecture there is one building that’s quite good – a building at Leeds Met […]

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Links for December 11th through December 17th

by Mel Starrs on December 18, 2009

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These are my links for December 11th through December 17th: Is global warming unstoppable? – Another nutty theory or not?: "Garrett says his study's key finding "is that accumulated economic production over the course of history has been tied to the rate of energy consumption at a global level through a constant factor." That "constant" […]

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Links for August 21st through August 25th

by Mel Starrs on August 28, 2009

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These are my links for August 21st through August 25th: Welcome to Green Building Index – via IES: "GBI is developed by Pertubuhan Akitek Malaysia (PAM) and the Association of Consulting Engineers Malaysia (ACEM). It is a profession driven initiative to lead the Malaysian property industry towards becoming more environment-friendly. From its inception GBI has […]

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Del.icio.us.ness

by mel starrs on November 20, 2008

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What I’ve been reading about: Video: Irena Bauman on architecture in Leeds | Society | guardian.co.uk – Architect Irena Bauman takes the Guardian's northern editor, Martin Wainwright, for a stroll around Leeds

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Del.icio.us.ness for February 4th

by mel starrs on February 5, 2008

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What caught my eye today, February 4th: Regional Director, Building Services, Leeds – and I quote: “You will also need to demonstrate a certain amount of flamboyance.” Visions of candidates turning up in bow ties and Carmen Miranda hats come to mind…

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Del.icio.us.ness for January 21st

by mel starrs on January 22, 2008

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What caught my eye today, January 21st: Advanced Energy Design Guides Free Download – ASHRAE design guides for small offices, retail and schools. Claims to be 30% more efficient than ASHRAE typical standards. Soneva Fushi – carbon free by 2010 – Interesting project in the Maldives, by XCO2. The resort wants to go carbon neutral. […]

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Del.icio.us.ness for January 2nd

by mel starrs on January 3, 2008

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 edit: this is a bit of an experiement yet.  As I managed to update my January posts with new tags and categories today, they got tagged too, as I installed Auto Social.  I’ll turn it off again.  Also, the descriptions are abbreviated – must learn to stick to the delicious word count. So ignore the […]

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Oslo September 2008 – call for papers

by mel starrs on December 8, 2007

in Events & Conferences

This looks intriguing. ABSTRACTS DUE February 1, 2008 ANNOUNCEMENTS of Accepted Papers March 1, 2008 COMPLETED DRAFTS DUE June 1, 2008 The Topic Following successful Congresses in Berlin 2005 and Leeds 2006, the Council for European Urbanism will hold its third international congress in Oslo, Norway from the 14th to 16th September 2008. The congress […]

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Happy Blogday to me!

by mel starrs on April 11, 2007

in Housekeeping

It’s been quite a year, but Elemental is one year old today. And to celebrate here’s some stats. My top 5 most popular posts are: What exactly is a zero carbon home then Gordon? In brief: HIPS, renewables, timber and Arup Is this the future for energy generation – magnets? Caspar in Leeds due for […]

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Miliband’s webchat on 10 Downing Street

by mel starrs on March 1, 2007

in Uncategorized

Following a tip-off from WorkinProperty (another new kid on the construction blogging block) I followed the proceedings here.  Not sure how long the chat will stick around so I’ve cut and paste it below the break for reference.  It was hard to determine how many of the questions were pre-picked and how many were ‘live’.  Some of […]

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