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Ecobuild, largest sustainable design event, at ExCeL, 5 to 7 March 2013

October 9th, 2012 by Events

Ecobuild 2013 takes place at ExCeL London from 5 to 7 March 2013. The world’s largest event for sustainable design, construction and the built environment will see major investment and a wealth of new features and content from organiser UBM Built Environment. The Ecobuild Arena, designed to inspire, educate and inform, returns to the exhibition […]

Guernsey’s architectual prowess on show at Guernsey Design Awards

May 14th, 2012 by Hamilton Brooke

The Guernsey Design Awards produced two overall winners for two residential properties. Etoile du Nord and Les Prevosts Farm were chosen to receive the award jointly after the panel of judges were equally impressed with their designs. Etoile du Nord was remodelled from an existing bungalow on the hillside overlooking Vazon bay, by architects Jamie […]

Ecobuild exhibition and seminars at ExCeL London- 20 to 22 March 2012

February 4th, 2012 by Events

Ecobuild, the world’s largest event for sustainable design, construction and the built environment, takes place at London’s ExCeL from Tuesday 20 March to Thursday 22 March 2012. Over 1,500 suppliers will be exhibiting, from companies such as Saint-Gobain, BASF Construction Chemicals, Kingspan, Vaillant, and Worcester Bosch, to up and comers in Ecobuild’s Green shoots entrepreneurs’ […]

Architect Paul Langlois opens his 2009 RIBA short-listed Downland Prize property to the public on Saturday 17 July 2010

July 15th, 2010 by Vanessa

Architect Paul Langlois who connected two traditional buildings – a 15th century Guernsey farmhouse and a converted barn, with a double-height, naturally lit and spacious kitchen – dining room, is opening the property to the public between 1 pm and 3 pm on Saturday 17 July 2010. The home modification was shortlisted for the Royal […]

Sustainable Guernsey Homes

July 9th, 2010 by Vanessa

Our Homes Carbon Footprint The UK Climate Change Act 2008 set greenhouse emission reduction targets ‘of at least 80% by 2050’ and ‘at least 34% by 2020’ based on a 1990 baseline. It is anticipated that Guernsey will follow suit and adopt similar targets to join the global response to Climate Change. Currently over a […]