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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

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

What’s on at CAT this summer?

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Every day during the school holidays… Enjoy special activities every day during the school holidays (18th July to 29th August). Get the kids out exploring nature and let them... Read More

Self-Build Architecture and the Housing Crisis at Glastonbury 2016

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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

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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

An opportunity awaits – students as drivers for change

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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

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

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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

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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

The Heathrow 13: Airport expansion or a taming of the few?

This blog is posted in: Blog, Transport, Uncategorized, ZCBlog, Zero Carbon Britain

On 24 February 13 protesters against airport expansion, already convicted of ‘aggravated trespass’, will be sentenced. The Plane Stupid protesters, who occupied Heathrow’s north runway for 6 hours in July... Read More

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