Adaptation

Can archaeology save our seas? Borth coastal defence scheme and human adaptation

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Landscape archaeologist and CAT MSc student Jemma Bezant looks at how messages from the past about human adaptation and resilience can resonate today in the face of coastal erosion... Read More

Emergency Buildings for Gaza and Nepal

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Climate Change and Sustainability are very complex issues. The range of themes CAT students cover is incredibly varied – ranging from how to measure the heat loss from a... Read More

An opportunity awaits – students as drivers for change

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Chris Woodfield is a student on the MSc Sustainability and Adaptation at CAT. Having now completed the majority of his taught modules, he reflects on what he has learned... Read More

Getting to grips with thermal comfort

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John Butler reports from the latest module of the MSc Sustainability and Adaptation courses at CAT. John is a student on the MSc Sustainability and Adaptation in the Built Environment course.... Read More

Ecosystems, sewage and the fun side of sustainable architecture

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Tasha Aitken is studying for a Professional Diploma in Architecture at CAT’s Graduate School of the Environment. Here she reports of a module in which saw students getting knee... Read More

The stakes are tropospheric; Why the Lima climate talks are so important.

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The climate talks have opened in Peru,  their aim is to lay the foundation for an agreement in Paris and the stakes could not be higher. 195 countries are meeting... Read More

Community led design as standard

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James Irvine is a student on the Centre for Alternative Technology (CAT) Professional Diploma in Architecture (Part II) course. Here he reports on the second residential period at CAT,... Read More

Imagining a climate resilient community

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Anna Cooke-Yarborough reports on the latest part of the MSc Sustainability and Adaptation course, which included sessions on permaculture with Chris Dixon and Ruth Stevenson, Values with Elena Blackmore... Read More

MSc Students visit ancient ruin of Castell y Bere with ideas to build a Utopian Community

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Susannah Trevelyan, who is volunteering in CAT’s media and marketing department, joins MSc students on an Adaptation Planning exercise in Castell y Bere. Adaptation planning Today I was lucky... Read More

Masters Courses Open Day November 2014

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16 November at the Centre for Alternative Technology (CAT) 10:30 – 4:30 Join us on Sunday the 16th November to meet tutors and decide which environmental masters degree at... Read More

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