New National Technical Standards – YOU are affected
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If you haven’t yet heard of the ‘New National Technical Standards’ (NNTS), you soon will. Brought about on the back of the Deregulation Bill after concerns about planning bodies adding extra layers of technical requirements, this change to legislation will have far reaching consequences for local authorities, specifiers and house builders.

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Offsite in the Housing Sector – 07 July 2015, Birmingham
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Push to Meet Housing Shortage Moving away from traditional methods of construction and embracing new technology is absolutely key to achieving speed of build in today’s major housing shortage. Off-Site is the Key With the UK requiring 250,000 new homes to be built each year in order to meet demand – and only 141,000 constructed […]

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The Outdoor Workplace
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If you could take a vacation to anywhere in the world, where would you go? Not surprisingly, nearly everyone answers somewhere outdoors. “There is something that connects us on a deep level with the outdoor experience. Whatever it is, must be really quite critical,”

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Melbourne Landscape Design Workshop
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A one day workshop (9am-4pm) gives the opportunity to spend some time with yourself and a small group of like-minded people working through the design process and applying it to your own landscape in conservation with an experienced professional.

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Master of the Landscape
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‘In this article, landscape designer Jai Cheswick aims to demonstrate how one can blend the philosophy and lived experience of meditation and yoga into one’s work – in this instance, landscape design/landscape architecture.’ 

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A Quiet Place to Sit
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It is rare that we get the time to sit quietly by ourselves in a naturalistic setting and watch the chaos of the world pass us by.

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The Future of Housing in Britain
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The History & Future of Homes Following the history of homes from Victorian to the digital age, the guide looks at the political and social forces that have influenced the modern home and the way people live, as well as technological changes. Considering the future of housing, it asks whether demographic changes – such as […]

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