Tagged: sustainability

Making Futures – CREST Researcher Mobility Scheme

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Making Futures 2013 builds upon the success of the previous (2009 and 2011) international research conferences, and will be held on Thursday 26 and Friday 27 September 2013 at the Mount Edgcumbe estate on the River Tamar opposite the city …

Cumbria announce leadership and sustainability research institute

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The University of Cumbria is introducing its innovative Institute for Leadership and Sustainability (IFLAS) with an event at the prestigious Royal Geographical Society in London. The event on 28 May is entitled Adventures in Sustainability and will include stories from …

Stephen Edge: Demystifying BIM (Building Information Modeling) software, for Sustainable Design and Construction

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At the CIBSE BIM: Who benefits? Conference in December 2010, Dr Stephen Hamil of NBS said that it was revealed that over 30% of respondents use BIM for all or some projects, while almost 90% believe that they will be using BIM for at …

Michael Gilsenan: What can be learnt from ‘Intentional Communities”?

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An exploration of the interaction between intentional communities and the wider society including the lessons that have/can/will be learnt from the many intentional communities around the globe.  Acknowledging the literature regarding the contribution of eco villages particularly the progress of …

Thoby Miller: Talking Eco-Praxis

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This is an exploration of the power of conversation, combined with the use of critical thinking; seen as a means to generate an active awareness of sustainability and resilience as a lived and living experience. Conversation is defined as a …

Nicky Gilmour: Post-environmental fabrication

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This presentation argues that the artefacts of post-environmental, sustainable communities require coherence, which can be identified by one factor, namely, that the fabrication processes of such artefacts are integrated with the dynamic systems within which they operate. This presentation proposes …

Sara Burbi: Sustainable Communities – The case of farmers in the South West region

In recent years the concept of sustainability has been applied to all sectors of society. Whether we live in a city or in a rural area, communities are encouraged to consider their impact on the environment and the social and …

4th CREST Research Symposium 2012

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Sustainable Communities Tuesday 11th September 2012, Coin Street Neighbourhood Centre, London Programme 9.30 – 10.30 Coffee and tea 10.30 – 10.45 Welcome – CREST 2012 10.45 – 11.30 Keynote: Sustainability, Local Intelligence and the Arts, Dr Loraine Leeson, Director – cSpace, University of East London …

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