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Caspar in Leeds due for demolition

by mel starrs on February 6, 2007

in Case Studies

CASPAR (city centre apartments for single people at affordable rents), a development of 42 apartments on North St in Leeds (just opposite Hansa’s Gujarati curry house) is now to be demolished. The Yorkshire Post have the latest developments here. Guardian report here and Treehugger comment here. It’s a cautionary tale. What lessons are to be […]


Learn, zero, sell, people…

by Mel Starrs on April 26, 2006

in Psychology & Marketing

I’m unashamedly pinching my topic today from a great post over at Inhabitat last week on ‘The Next Big Thing in Green Building‘. Guest writer Jared summarises his finding from the Developing Green conference. His four key ideas were learn, zero, sell and people. What I love about this medium (the internet) is the realisation […]