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Interviews 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.

Interviews 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.
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United Kingdom

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Interviews 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.

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English


Episodes

BS4 - The hidden benefits of craft - Dave Cockroft

5/9/2019
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In this episode of Building Sustainability I talk with Dave ‘The Bodger’ Cockroft about the hidden benefits of craft. We talk specifically about spoons and chairs of which Dave is an exceptionally talented maker. We start off with some tool chat, then find out what a ‘Bodger’ is and how the term has been changed over the year. There is a fair amount of spoon carving chat, as well as a lot about chairs and Dave’s particular style. A theme we talk a lot on is the benefits gained by...

Duration:01:14:49

BS3 - How to create an anti capitalist building site - Emma Appleton

4/9/2019
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Emma Appleton has drawn up a list of 100 ways to make an anti capitalist building site. We discuss some of the issues that exist on current building sites and the larger effects, then we delve more deeply into Emma's list to better understand how we can create a more harmonious building culture. Links to Emma work Emma's Website - http://emmaappleton.co.uk/ Emma Appleton TEDx Talk - Building sites without patriarchal capitalism Hartwyn Free Natural Building...

Duration:01:07:45

BS2 - One Planet Development - Chris Vernon

4/8/2019
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One Planet Development is a welsh planning policy which enables those wishing to live off the land to buy agricultural land and build a house. Chris Vernon has not only just done this, but also runs the One Planet Council to give advice and assistance to those wanting to do the same. In this episode we discuss: www.oneplanetcouncil.org.uk/ Hartwyn Free Natural Building Course http://hartwyn.co.uk/free-natural-building-course-applications-are-now-open-2019

Duration:01:08:36

BS1 - Hartwyn Natural Builders

4/4/2019
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Jeffrey is joined by his colleague Joe Duirwyn to discuss how their company, Hartwyn, uses a unique student model to train future natural builders on their live builds. They discuss how Hartwyn's free training program benefits the students and finds a unique way to make the labour heavy natural building process more affordable. They also discuss the aims of the podcast and run through some of the upcoming episodes that will be delighting your ears in the upcoming...

Duration:00:35:28