Sustainable Architecture Blog

Building for a zero carbon future

This blog is posted in: Blog, Climate Change, Front Page, Green Building, Policy and Politics, Sustainability, Sustainable Architecture Blog, ZCBlog, Zero Carbon Britain

Would you like to live or work in a warm, draft free, healthy space that is easy and cost effective to heat? Transforming our leaky buildings to make them... Read More

Congratulations to CAT’s Architecture prof dips!

This blog is posted in: Blog, Education, Events, Front Page, Graduate School, Green Building, GSE Student Blogs, Prof Dip Student Blogs, Students at CAT, Sustainable Architecture Blog

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

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

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

Sustainable Building Courses at CAT

This blog is posted in: Blog, Front Page, Graduate School, Green Building, Low Carbon Living, Photos, Short Courses, Sustainability, Sustainable Architecture Blog

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

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

Build a tiny house…

This blog is posted in: Blog, Front Page, Green Building, Green Living, Low Carbon Living, Renewable Energy, Short Courses, Sustainable Architecture Blog, Tammi's blogs

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

Andrew is challenging the conventional role of the architect

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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

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

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