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Managing the Sustainable Built Environment

Lecture given 26/7/16 by Paul Osmond

This unit looks at sustainability through a different approach than what I’m used to. Instead of considering how to build a building in a sustainable way, using low embodied energy materials and smart space utilisation, we instead look at how to manage the existing buildings in a sustainable way; to easy feat given that only 2% of building stock in a year is new meaning 98% of buildings are existing – up to a hundred years old. 298 more words


G&T Flying High at Heathrow

Heathrow airport is in its third year of the Independent Fund Surveyor (IFS) development framework. The aviation sector is one of the most diverse in the industry and an important part of  178 more words

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Between the lines

I’ve got a short poet-in-residence gig at the railway station in Stratford-upon-Avon, writing new work for the town’s poetry festival as a guest of the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust. 218 more words

10 Steps Toward Real Property Stewardship & Life-cycle Management of the Built Environment

10 Steps Toward Real Property Stewardship

Life-cycle Management of the Built Environment

Efficient life-cycle management of the built environment requires ALL of the following. As a  Real Property Owner, how do are you doing? 62 more words

Building with Bamboo - AA's Haiti Visiting School Update

G&T is proud to support the Architectural Association’s (AA) Haiti Visiting School for the second year running. The school was set up as an annual programme following the catastrophic earthquake that hit Haiti in 2010. 608 more words

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Sensational Statfold - TDCS Visit 16th July 2016

The Tamworth and District Civic Society’s private V.I.P. tour of Statfold Barn Farm Steam Railway – one of the wonders of Tamworth and District – attracted 126 members and friends of all ages. 211 more words


18 July 2016

There is a Pokestop outside my house.

A week ago I wouldn’t have known what one was, but Pokemon Go seems to have taken off over the weekend. 110 more words