Kit’s Blogs

Sustainable Building Demonstrations at Ecobuild

This blog is posted in: Blog, Events, Front Page, Graduate School, Green Building, Kit's Blogs, Short Courses

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

Small is Beautiful Festival 2016

This blog is posted in: Art at CAT, Blog, Front Page, Kit's Blogs

Small is Beautiful is the Festival that takes place at CAT. After a big event in 2015, we decided to make 2016 smaller and distilled into just one day.... Read More

Self-Build Architecture and the Housing Crisis at Glastonbury 2016

This blog is posted in: Blog, Front Page, Graduate School, GSE Student Blogs, Kit's Blogs, Prof Dip Student Blogs, Sustainable Architecture Blog, Uncategorized

A team of CAT’s Part II architecture students and tutors are building part of a house to take to ‪‎Glastonbury‬ Festival this week; using it to look at practical... 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

Building your own home? Come and see our free live demos and loads more self-build info at Build It Live Bicester

This blog is posted in: Blog, Events, Kit's Blogs, Short Courses, Uncategorized

Find out all you need to know about building your dream home with a visit to Build It Live Bicester self-build show and see live demonstrations from CAT. 11-12th... Read More

Two Architecture Events at CAT 5th – 18th May

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Two Architecture Events are taking place at CAT in May as part of the Wales Festival of Architecture. An exhibition will take place 5th – 18th May whilst Architect... Read More

Student open space day tackles barriers to Zero Carbon Britain

This blog is posted in: Blog, Climate Change, Community Energy, Front Page, Graduate School, GSE Student Blogs, Kit's Blogs, Uncategorized, ZCBlog, Zero Carbon Britain

Students from the Centre for Alternative Technology’s (CAT’s) Graduate School of the Environment held an interactive Open Space day to discuss barriers to bringing about a rapid transition to... 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

Architecture Professional Diploma Students Exhibition – 15th January 2016

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On Friday 15 January, the work of the Graduate School of the Environment’s Professional Diploma students will be exhibited at the Centre of Alternative Technology for the annual end... Read More

Richard is using his new knowledge to campaign for practical solutions

This blog is posted in: Blog, Front Page, Graduate School, GSE Student Blogs, Kit's Blogs, REBE Student Blogs, Renewable Energy

Richard Dyer studied part time on the MSc Renewable Energy and the Built Environment course at CAT, whilst also working at Friends of the Earth. He graduated in November... Read More

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