Browsing All Posts published on »July, 2011«

The power of us.

July 31, 2011


As our academic journey through design and sustainability is coming to an end (or at least, to a new beginning), we are having more and more frequent conversations about what we have learned that will be very valuable for us in the future. Is it the knowledge that we have gathered through our reading? Is […]

Finding a language for sustainable building

July 19, 2011


For the last few months, we have been working with the National Trust on their ‘Heart of The Park’ project at Morden Hall Park, in the South of London. Using sustainable refurbishing techniques and materials, they have been renovating a nineteenth century stable yard, which will be turned into an educational centre for the local […]

SE1 has got talent!

July 6, 2011


We have spent the last week assisting UsCreates, a social innovation organisation, with the Urban Physic Garden project. The garden is open temporarily until August 15th and is located at 100 Union Street (SE1). The site, which would otherwise be empty prior to development, has been transformed into a garden with many flowers, herbs and plants that […]

The Making of the Empathy Collective!

July 1, 2011


In the train to Lancaster University for the Design PhD Imagination Conference, Paula and I had a great chat about empathy, and realised that what most of us are trying to do, is to unfold potentials. Following up from a conversation we had during a great lecture at Kingston University with Paul Micklethwaite, we feel […]