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Field Trip: Forgotten Suburban Landscape

There are some places we simply absorb.  However, when I stop linger and consider them they seem to speak loudly to me. 10 more words

UK interdisciplinary built environment, construction and asset think-tanks

UK interdisciplinary built environment, construction and asset think-tanks 

Living at a time where increased interdisciplinary collaboration, inspired thought leadership, open knowledge-sharing  and increased productivity is sought, I felt it could be useful to present the various UK multi-disciplinary think tanks relating to its built environment, construction and asset landscape. 662 more words


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August 26, 2016

Three of the tiles that I could see from my locations on the ground had writing on them. Were the names those of the tile makers?



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August 25, 2016

Besides the yellow jackets, other creatures have found a home in the silo.


Energy and Water Management

Lecture Week 5 23/8/16 by Paul Osmond

Buildings use 40% of global energy, 25% of global water, 40% of global resources and emit over 30% of Green House Gas (GHG) emissions. 1,345 more words

Built Environment

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August 23, 2016

Seen from this viewpoint, the silo makes me think of a chess piece—maybe a nonsensical cross between the rook and the bishop.


Fond Memories of Steam

This article was kindly submitted by Civic Society member Michael Green. It provides a fascinating insight not only into steam locomotives but their impact on the local landscape and the excitement that their appearance would engender amongst many of the town’s  local inhabitants. 1,261 more words