Planning Episodes

Feb. 22, 2021

Byte Size 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 har…

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Dec. 21, 2020

Sustainable architecture - Design, Materials and Cost - Janna Laan Lo…

It's a Solstice/Christmas/New Year double episode with Grain Architecture's founding director and designer Janna Laan Lomas about…

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Dec. 21, 2020

The architecture industry's response to climate change - Janna Laan L…

A conversation recorded with Janna Laan Lomas, founding director and designer at Grain Architecture about climate change and the …

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Nov. 8, 2020

45 years of Building Inspiration - Lloyd Kahn - BS32

Lloyd Kahn is the editor in chief at Shelter Publications, has now published eight books on building; this series is called The S…

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July 28, 2020

Natural Builder Question Time Pt1 - Will Stanwix

This week I am joined by fellow natural builder and friend Will Stanwix to fire questions at each other.

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July 28, 2020

Natural Builder Question Time Pt2 - Will Stanwix

This week I am joined by fellow natural builder and friend Will Stanwix to fire questions at each other.

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June 14, 2020

Permaculture, Building Community - Sarah Pugh

This episode is a conversation with Bristol Permaculture legend Sarah Pugh. We discuss the nuances of permaculture in a city and …

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May 28, 2020

How to make a Zero Carbon Britain - Paul Allen

I talk with Paul Allen from the Centre for Alternative Technology about how Britain can get to Net Zero carbon using only existin…

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April 22, 2020

How to retrofit our existing housing stock - Lucy Pedler

It's Building Sustainability's first birthday & most of the world is on lockdown... So this month sees a triple Building Sustaina…

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April 22, 2020

Sustainable Structural Engineering - Beth Williams

I have a conversation with Beth Williams, who is a Structural Engineer + Certified PassivHaus Designer. Passionate about diversit…

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April 22, 2020

What can festivals teach us about sustainability? - Claire O'Neill

The link between festivals and sustainability might not be immediately obvious. But, consider this. A festival is a reproduction …

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Aug. 13, 2019

Prefabricated straw panels & magic mud - Bee Rowan

Natural builder, Bee Rowan talks to us about Ecococoon straw bale panels. These prefabricated panels are load bearing and highly …

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July 10, 2019

Creating new sustainable towns - Noel Isherwood

In this episode we talk to architect, Noel Isherwood. The discussion is largely based around Poundbury, which is the expansion of…

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April 8, 2019

One Planet Development - Chris Vernon

One Planet Development is a welsh planning policy which enables those wishing to live off the land to buy agricultural land and b…

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