Ecological Building Systems
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Professionals from across the Passivhaus, architectural and building physics communities gathered in London and Swindon during October thanks to an airtightness events programme hosted by Ecological Building Systems, in partnership with the BBA and pro clima
We were delighted our newly launched High Grade Clay Paint receieved award at the recent Architecture & Building Expo held in the RDS, Dublin. This event brings together the country’s leading architects, architectural technologists, industry professionals and specifiers. AURO High-Grade Clay Paint won the renewable catagory thanks to its transparency of ingredients and chemical free nature. It is the first ready-to-use paint on the market that has no preservatives.
Whatever the elements of your dream home, there’s no shortage of ideas in the media. But, for me, the flashy mansions of reality TV shows are not the source of inspiration; it’s the design experts unveiling true innovation in the way we’re reimagining living spaces that I find really exciting
Innovation is an over-used word that has, inevitably perhaps, lost its impact - even when it’s used in the context of something truly innovative. But that doesn’t mean that we should lose our drive to innovate or cease to be awed by the extraordinary. On the contrary; it simply means that we all need to raise our game in order to take concepts of innovation beyond the homogenous and every day.
We live in the information age. Digital platforms and the proliferation of content means that there are limitless opportunities for learning, skill development and knowledge sharing; from YouTube videos, to online courses, webinars, forums and…ahem…content posted on LinkedIn.
Wellhöfer is one of the world’s leading producers of high performance attic hatches and space saving stairs, manufactured in Wurzburg Germany for more than 60 years. Their range of products have been tested to stringent EN & DIN standards surpassing airtightness and insulation requirements
For those of us who are not native speakers, the English language provides a rich variety of quirky idioms, and one of my favourites is ‘it never rains but it pours.’ Why? Because it’s not only an interesting way of expressing the way problems can multiply and accelerate, it also seems to echo the British obsession with the country’s wet climate.