Jan. 10, 2023

Make it at Market - Shannon Berry - BS095

The second part of my conversation with Shannon Berry was about her experience on BBC's - 'Make it at Market' and her learning difficulties. Episode Links BBC Make it at Market - https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/m001gq6s Shan...

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Jan. 10, 2023

Trading architect culture for craft community - Shannon Berry - BS094

Shannon Berry trained as an architect but I met her as a pole lathe bowl turner. You might know her from BBC's Make It at Market. https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/m001gq6s https://www.shannonberrynature.co.uk/ Episode links I...

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June 16, 2022

Contemporary Vernacular Design - Clare Nash - BS081

The second Episode with Architect Clare Nash this time discussing the findings from her book Contemporary Vernacular Design How British Housing Can Rediscover Its Soul The book presents 25 inspirational housing schemes provid...

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Oct. 19, 2021

Circular Economy in the Built Environment - Duncan Baker-Brown - BS061

Welcome back to Building Sustainability, this episode I'm joined by Architect , Academic , Author & Environmental Activist - Duncan Baker Brown. We are talking circular economy in the built environment, issues of sustainable ...

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July 12, 2021

Regenerative Garden Design - Sid Hill - BS052

Today I'm joined by Sid Hill. Sid Hill is a multi award-winning horticultural consultant; designer; teacher and researcher. With a passion for permaculture design, ethnobotany and regenerative landscapes. Sharing his work via...

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March 29, 2021

Regenerative Design - The Living Building Challenge - Martin Brown - …

Martin Brown joins me to discuss how we can make regenerative buildings. We discuss Martin's 'Zoom Regenerative' which was alongside Building Sustainability in the ASBP 2021 Awards final. We also discuss The Living Building C...

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March 15, 2021

How Buildings can Save the World - Chris Magwood - BS044

Chris Magwood not only has a huge wealth of experience building straw bale homes, but has the building science Masters degree to back up his experience. We discuss how the built environment can go from being the worst offend...

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Feb. 22, 2021

ByteSize - Introduction & Tiny House Plans - Jeffrey Hart - BSBS001

Welcome to this first episode of Byte Size Building Sustainability.... BSBS? I have heard a lot that people sometimes find it hard to find a hour to listen to podcasts, so these byte size episodes will run to a maximum …

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Jan. 18, 2021

Slow manufacture for carbon capture - Full Grown - Alice & Gavin Mun…

Today I'm talking with Alice and Gavin Munro from Full Grown about their exceptional work growing complete chairs from trees. So the normal procedure is to wait 50 years for a tree to grow, chop it down and begin cutting …

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Sept. 21, 2020

Heritage construction using traditional techniques - Sarah Partridge …

This episode we are speaking with Sarah Partridge of Orchard Barn - http://orchardbarn.org.uk/ Orchard barn is an off grid restoration project that is rebuilding a barn and long house using the traditional tools and technique...

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June 15, 2020

Permaculture, Building Community - Sarah Pugh - BS020

This episode is a conversation with Bristol Permaculture legend Sarah Pugh. We discuss the nuances of permaculture in a city and how permaculture is all about building communities. Black Lives Matter Links Donate to Stop Hate...

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Jan. 12, 2020

What If we imagined a better future? - Rob Hopkins - BS011

In this month's 'Building Sustainability' podcast, we talk with Rob Hopkins. A massive thanks to Rob for being such a wonderful guest... even if Google Maps tried to sabotage our meeting! Rob Hopkins is a cofounder of Transit...

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Oct. 25, 2019

Roundwood Timber Framing - Adrian Leaman - BS009

Adrian Leaman from wholewoods.co.uk talks to us about his journey into the world of roundwood timber framing and green woodworking in general. We go off some wonderful tangents and end up with Adrian discussing his natural bu...

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Sept. 12, 2019

Earth Ovens, Philosophies and Stories - Kiko Denzer - BS008

In this month's Building Sustainability podcast we talk with Kiko Denzer. Kiko is perhaps best known as the author of ' Build Your Own Earth Oven' - https://tinyurl.com/2bu6xj7t (A book that made it into our favourite books l...

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April 9, 2019

One Planet Development - Chris Vernon - BS002

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 …

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