Links & Resources

Links
Resources

Sustainable Construction Links:

Assocation for Environment Concious Building:
http://www.aecb.net/
CAT, Centre for Alternative Technology, UK:
http://www.cat.org.uk
Gale and Snowden: http://www.ecodesign.co.uk
Timber Frame Company Ltd: http://www.thetimberframe.co.uk
The Ecological Building Network - lots of very useful material on ecological building: http://www.ecobuildnetwork.org/
OIKOS: http://www.oikos.com/
Environmental Building News (USA): http://www.ebuild.com/index.html
The Hockerton Housing Project: a first - an earth sheltered autonomous housing development (i.e. CO2 neutral, all energy and resources harvested and managed on site, etc.) in Nottinghamshire: http://www.hockerton.demon.co.uk
The Living Villages Trust: a company and Trust that undertakes ecological housing developments for sale, with a first scheme in Shropshire (UK): http://www.livingvillage.com
Building and Social Housing Foundation: http://www.bshf.org/
SALVO recycled building materials and products market: http://www.salvo.co.uk/mags/EcoDesign.htm
South Somerset District Council Sustainable Construction Project: http://www.southsomerset.gov.uk
The Housing Forum (A response to the Egan Report Rethinking Construction commissioned by the DETR): http://www.thehousingforum.org.uk/
Construction Resources Exhibition Centre and products supplying: http://www.ecoconstruct.com/
TRADA: http://www.tradatechnology.co.uk
Eco Friendly furniture http://www.farawayfurniture.com
Walter Segal Self Build Trust: http://www.segalselfbuild.co.uk/
Centre for Sustainable Construction, Building Research Establishment: http://www.bre.co.uk/sustainable/index.html
BRECSU at the Building Research Establishment (energy conservation in buildings): http://www.bre.co.uk/brecsu/index.html
The Zero Energy Development (ZED) project at Beddington, in the London of Borough of Sutton: http://www.zedfactory.com

Architects: Ecological and Sustainable Design Specialists

Architype, London: http://www.architype.co.uk
Constructive Individuals: http://www.constructive.mcmail.com/
Gale & Snowden: http://www.ecodesign.co.uk
Feilden Clegg, Bath: http://www.feildenclegg.com
 
Somerset Architects with Sustainable Design Experience
Mark Richmond: http://www.mrarchitects.co.uk/main.htm
Mark Orme Architects: http://www.markormearchitects.co.uk

Other Important or Useful Links

Development Trusts Association: http://www.dta.org.uk
Triodos Bank: http://www.triodos.co.uk/index.htm
Ecology Building Society: http://www.ecology.co.uk/
Naturesave Home Insurance: http://www.naturesave.co.uk
Urban Villages Forum: http://urban-villages-forum.org.uk
Commercial Estate Agents http://www.savoystewart.co.uk
SUN (Sustainable Urban Neighbourhood) Initiative: http://www.urbed.co.uk

EcoDesign Links:

Centre for Sustainable Design: http://www.cfsd.org.uk
EcoDesign Checklists: http://www.cfsd.org.uk/nepd/etmuel/checklist.htm
O2 Global Network for EcoDesign: http://www.hrc.wmin.ac.uk/o2

Useful Sustainability Sites

Action Towards Local Sustainability (ATLAS): http://www.sustainability.org.uk
UK Local Agenda 21: http://www.la21-uk.org.uk/
Forum For The Future: http://www.forumforthefuture.org.uk/
The Land Is Ours (via One World): http://www.oneworld.org/tlio/index.htm
Locksmith Service Scotlans: http://www.edinburghlocksmithservice.co.uk/
Plants For A Future: http://www.scs.leeds.ac.uk/pfaf
Permaculture Association: http://www.btinternet.com/~permaculture.uk

General UK Links

http://www.mid-devon.net
http://www.showerstoyou.co.uk

General International Links

http://greenbuilding.ca
and Green Building Challenge http://greenbuilding.ca/down/gbc98/

Australia:

Centre for Design, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology: http://www.cfd.rmit.edu.au/building/cfd_2_12.html

Online Resources

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Sustainable Product Design and Development

Free draft discussion paper concerning Sustainable Product Design and Development - go to http://www.cfsd.org.uk/cfsd1.doc for a DRAFT DISCUSSION PAPER 'SUSTAINABLE PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT AND DESIGN (SPDD)' by Professor Martin Charter, Co-ordinator, The Centre for Sustainable Design, UK. - apply this thinking a) to building products, and b) to buildings as products to understand the direction the construction industry will be moving in during the next 10 years.


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