Tagged: Retrofit

Tales from the Joist End

Retrofit projects require careful detailing to secure the necessary energy efficiency improvements without compromising the building fabric. In the second of our articles on retrofit, we’re going to take a...

5 Barriers to Retrofit

In the first of a new series on Retrofit, we look at the main barriers to making serious energy efficiency improvements to our existing housing stock. The collapse of coal and...

Carbon Negative Farm Steading

This carbon negative conversion of a farm steading in Northumberland blends into a landscape of outstanding natural beauty. One building stood out for me at last year’s RIBA awards ceremony....

Cohousing Durham

Cohousing allows communities to meet the challenges of modern day life in a sustainable way. (Photo: Lancaster Cohousing project) Earlier this month I joined an inspiring group of people for the...

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