eco-home: The ProtoHaus
The ProtoHaus is a 125 square feet home built upon a trailer primarily from recycled and reclaimed materials. Source: http://www.protohaus.moonfruit.com via reddit: Best Bachelor Apartment Ever.
eco-home: the horse box
Converted horse boxes make motorhomes a viable option for the eco-conscious. This example from House-Box removes two of the biggest eco barriers to motorhomes. 1. Motorhome are traditionally made from uneconomical and ecologically damaging fibreglass. The House-Box example instead reuses an old 1979 horse box. Converting and recycling materials eliminates the need to use new non-environmentally...
In the acceptance email to a part-time MSc Architecture, Advanced Environmental & Energy Studies programme, the Senior Lecturer included the below advice on preparing for the programme. This blog is my attempt at following the advice. As general preparation for the MSc, it would be useful to start reading articles on architecture, the environment and energy, preferably from academic sources,...