Green Building

Sustainable Building Demonstrations at Ecobuild

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This week is Ecobuild – the event of the year for people in the built environment industry who are interested in sustainability. It will be going on 7th-9th March... Read More

Congratulations to CAT’s Architecture prof dips!

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After 18 months of intensive study and hard work CAT’s 5th year Architecture Professional Diploma students laid out their final projects for us all to see. Transforming their classrooms... Read More

Celebrate with CAT’s architects of the future

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CAT’s Architecture Professional Diploma students celebrate the end of their studies with a private view of their work and a party at CAT on 20th January. This unique event... Read More

Ask an expert: eco refurbishments

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Want to refurbish your home in a sustainable way? With over 25 years’ experience, including as tutor on CAT’s Eco Refurbishment course, Nick Parsons has some great advice –... Read More

Roundwood timber frame – new course

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We’re really looking forward to the crew from Ty Pren Workers’ Co-op joining us in a couple of weeks to teach our new Roundwood Timber Frame course. This really... Read More

Sustainable Building Courses at CAT

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One of the great things about the Centre for Alternative Technology is the sheer quantity of architectural and design features around the site. Indeed, it’s a rare treat to... Read More

Build a tiny house…

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We are so excited about our tiny house courses – new from us to you! Running three times this year, spaces are filling up fast. Learn how to make... Read More

Rammed Earth Vault – a world first?

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I have spent time over the last couple of months building a vault out of un-stabilised in-situ rammed earth.  Without known precedent, it is believed to be a world... Read More

Roundwood Timber Framing course at C.A.T. – guest blog from the team at Ty Pren

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Last year was full of firsts for us and a great coming together for all involved in the company. The first residential self-build frame for the county, the honing... Read More

Eco-Refurbishment Course at CAT

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The August bank Holiday weekend saw CAT’s annual Eco Refurbishment course, covering all the theory and practicalities of how to get your house towards performing better than many new-... Read More

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