The majority of homes currently being built are bad for the earth, the occupants and the builder’s health.Every fortnight, join Jeffrey Hart as he talks to with designers, builders, makers, dreamers and doers. Exploring the wide world of sustainability in the built environment by talking to wonderful people who are doing excellent things.Whether you want to learn more about natural materials, are navigating your own self build, or just wanting to know that better alternatives are out there, this is the podcast for you.
BS39 - Ayurveda, how to create a Sustainable Self - Faye Blake
Many in our industry burn out, because they are so focussed on doing the much needed work in advancing sustainability in the built environment that don't stop to notice whether they have sustainability within themselves. I know this from personal experience and have observed in in many of my colleagues.
BS38 - How will architects respond to climate change? - Janna Laan Lomas
A conversation recorded with Janna Laan Lomas, founding director and designer at Grain Architecture. In this episode we discuss the architecture industry's response to climate change. We also look at Janna's training and how she got into architecture and sustainability.
BS37 - Sustainable architecture - Design, Materials and Cost - Janna Laan Lomas
It's a Solstice/Christmas/New Year double episode with Grain Architecture's founding director and designer Janna Laan Lomas. In this episode we discuss the nuts and bolts of sustainable design from an architect's perspective.
BS36 - Clay - A Premium Product - Clare Whitney (Clayworks)
Clayworks Clay plasters are unique blends of unfired clays mixed with minerals and pigments to provide healthy, breathable finishes for internal walls and ceilings.
BS35 - Sand Stories - The sustainability of sand - Kiran Pereira
Kiran Pereira is the author of the forthcoming book Sand Stories: Surprising truths about the global sand crisis and the quest for sustainable solutions. Kiran was raised in India where she witnessed the impacts of indiscriminate sand mining.
BS34 - Pt 2 - Earth Building a trainee's perspective - Miki Z & Jamie Ingle
Part 2 of the 2 part episode in partnership with Earth Building United Kingdom and Ireland (EBUKI.co) We wanted to find out about the training available to those wanting to get into earth building in the UK and Ireland. All to often this information is provided from the trainers perspective and doesnt show the difficulties of getting into this industry.