Robyn’s Blogs

Artist Mike Sprout shares his work

This blog is posted in: Art at CAT, Events, Robyn's Blogs

For 6 months, artist Mike Sprout has been volunteering in the Water and Woodland Management department of CAT. During his time here he’s been inspired by the ever-changing landscape... Read More

Could you be our next Media and Marketing Volunteer?

This blog is posted in: Blog, Climate Change, Front Page, Organic Gardening, Recruitment, Robyn's Blogs, Volunteering, Woodland

We have a position available to join CAT’s vibrant media and marketing department. It is a chance to develop a broad range of skills including writing, film making, photography,... Read More

Lines Drawn: A weekend to shake up architectural education

This blog is posted in: Blog, CAT in the media, Events, Front Page, Graduate School, Green Building, News and Press Releases, Policy and Politics, Robyn's Blogs, WISE

The Centre for Alternative Technology & the Architecture Students Network (ASN) presents Lines Drawn, an exciting event on the future of architectural education. The conference will start off at... Read More

Losing yourself in Woodland Management

This blog is posted in: Blog, Front Page, Green Living, Nature Blog, Robyn's Blogs, Short Courses, Woodland

Last week a small group of enthusiastic woodland women and men learnt many of the skills needed for managing and sustaining woodlands. The week-long course involves some classroom time, but... Read More

New Skills in 2014: Build a Compost Toilet

This blog is posted in: Blog, Front Page, Green Building, Green Living, Organic Gardening, Robyn's Blogs, Short Courses, Sustainability

We have a host of exciting short courses taking place at CAT in 2014, and up until the end of January there’s 10% off!  From the 4th to the... Read More

Reflections on the REBE Masters so far…

This blog is posted in: Blog, Front Page, Graduate School, GSE Student Blogs, REBE Student Blogs, Renewable Energy, Robyn's Blogs, Students at CAT, Sustainability

A reflective guest blog from Mark Ogilvie, one of our MSc students on the Renewable Energy and the Built Environment (REBE) course. I’ve now completed four residential weeks at CAT... Read More

New Skills in 2014: Timber Frame Building

This blog is posted in: Blog, Front Page, Green Building, Green Living, Low Carbon Living, Robyn's Blogs, Short Courses, Sustainability

We have a host of exciting short courses taking place at CAT in 2014, and up until the end of January there’s 10% off! One of our most popular... Read More

New Skills in 2014: Grow your own Food

This blog is posted in: Blog, Food and Restaurant, Front Page, Green Living, Organic Gardening, Robyn's Blogs, Short Courses

We have a host of exciting new short courses taking place at CAT in the new year – if you fancy learning something new in 2014, then how about... Read More

High Hopes after Record Breaking Month for Wind Power

This blog is posted in: Blog, Climate Change, Front Page, Green Living, Low Carbon Living, Policy and Politics, Renewable Energy, Robyn's Blogs, Sustainability, Wind Power

A clear success story for UK wind power this December, re-establishing its potential as a powerful force in the UK . The future looks promising for the growth of... Read More

CAT alumni launch School Farm Community Supported Agriculture

This blog is posted in: Blog, CAT in the media, Community Energy, Education, Front Page, Green Living, Organic Gardening, Robyn's Blogs

CAT alumni, Jenny Gellatly and Melissa Harvey, form half of the all woman team launching a crowd funding campaign to grow the UK’s only organically certified, no-dig community farm... Read More

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