Sustainability and Adaptation Student Blogs

Waves, weirs and waterwheels – unleashing the power of water

This blog is posted in: Blog, Engineering, Front Page, GSE Student Blogs, Hydro Power, REBE Student Blogs, Renewable Energy, Renewable Energy Blog, Short Courses, Students at CAT, Sustainability and Adaptation Student Blogs

How can we use and manage water in a more sustainable way? CAT volunteer and MSc student Ed Macdonald has been exploring the issues and delving into the detail... Read More

Celebrate with CAT’s architects of the future

This blog is posted in: Blog, Education, Events, Front Page, Graduate School, Green Building, Green Living, GSE Student Blogs, Low Carbon Living, Prof Dip Student Blogs, REBE Student Blogs, Students at CAT, Sustainability and Adaptation Student Blogs, Sustainable Architecture Blog, Uncategorized, WISE

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

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

This blog is posted in: Adaptation, Blog, Climate Change, Front Page, Graduate School, GSE Student Blogs, Sustainability, Sustainability and Adaptation Student Blogs

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

This blog is posted in: Adaptation, Blog, Front Page, Graduate School, GSE Student Blogs, Kit's Blogs, News and Press Releases, Students at CAT, Sustainability and Adaptation Student Blogs, Sustainable Architecture Blog, Uncategorized

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

Sara is helping people gain access to land, with Agroecology

This blog is posted in: Blog, Graduate School, GSE Student Blogs, Sustainability and Adaptation Student Blogs

Sara Tommerup is a graduate from the Centre for Alternative Technology (CAT). Here she writes about the work she has been getting up to since graduating, including setting up... Read More

An opportunity awaits – students as drivers for change

This blog is posted in: Adaptation, Blog, Graduate School, GSE Student Blogs, Sustainability and Adaptation Student Blogs, Uncategorized

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

Andrew is challenging the conventional role of the architect

This blog is posted in: Blog, Graduate School, GSE Student Blogs, Kit's Blogs, Sustainability and Adaptation Student Blogs, Sustainable Architecture Blog

Andrew Lees studied MSc Architecture: Advanced Environmental and Energy Studies at CAT (this course has now been replaced with MSc Sustainability and Adaptation in the Built Environment). He graduated... Read More

Is this the start of something big?

This blog is posted in: Blog, Front Page, GSE Student Blogs, Sustainability and Adaptation Student Blogs

New student Chris Woodfield talks about his first week at CAT. With the first week and the start of the MSc Sustainability and Adaptation now out of the way,... Read More

Getting to grips with thermal comfort

This blog is posted in: Adaptation, Blog, Front Page, Graduate School, Green Building, GSE Student Blogs, Sustainability and Adaptation Student Blogs, Sustainable Architecture Blog, Uncategorized

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

New Carbon Accounting Tool Released

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Aubrey Meyer developer of the framework known as Contraction and Convergence launched a new carbon accounting tool at the Centre for Alternative Technology. The new educational resource, CBAT (short... Read More

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