An award-winning company set up by CAT graduates is creating sustainable building materials from by-products of UK-grown crops. Technical director Euan Lochhead tells us more.
Architects, engineers, climate scientists, teachers, growers, writers, builders, researchers, ecologists, artists…
To all the amazing women across the world working to make things better – Happy International Women’s Day!
Here are just a few of the fabulous CAT women – students, volunteers, staff and visitors, past and present. Huge thanks to one and all for everything you do.
This February, join us as Build It Live North West as we demonstrate sustainable building materials and techniques in the ‘Centre for Alternative Technology Demo Zone’.
Landowners and farmers considering how best to protect their businesses from the impact of Brexit are being urged to attend the Energy Now Expo on 7th and 8th February to find out how renewable energy could help.
CAT Architecture student projects on display at end of year show
A Somerset village is aiming to become Zero Carbon by 2045. Sonya Bedford, vice-chair of Green Wedmore, outlines the thinking behind the project.
Pioneering research at Copenhagen University is exploring a new way of using Denmark’s excess wind power. CAT Information Officer Mim Davies talked to one of the researchers to find out more.
CAT lecturer Ruth Stevenson explores calls for a more radical and joined-up approach to food, water and energy, and finds that many of her students are already pioneering this approach.
With CAT’s annual conference fast approaching, programme organiser Tanya Hawkes gives us a taste of what’s in store.
In an idyllic location in West Wales, a house is being built. However, this is no ordinary house. In what is believed to be a world first, its walls are being built out of Miscanthus bales.