Feedback from Broadland Workshop
A month ago in mid-October, the Beyond Green design team hosted a series of workshops and exhibitions for stakeholders and members of the public to discuss the draft plan, concepts and designs for development at Broadland. Many valuable ideas were brought forth that has since helped us make our draft masterplan stronger and more aligned
Sustainability on TV We think sustainable living needs to enter the mainstream. And that’s not going to happen until people from all walks of life understand what it involves, and are excited enough to take action. Although many commissioners still have an alarming allergy to ‘green’, overall the media’s becoming more willing to talk about
We think sustainable living needs to enter the mainstream. And that’s not going to happen until people from all walks of life understand what it involves, and are excited enough to take action. We communicate our work in many ways, but often find that getting things down on paper helps. Across the Group we contribute
Audi UK Sustainability Audit Audi’s working to improve the efficiency of its cars. But until we got involved Audi UK hadn’t given much thought to the sustainability impacts of its sales operations, which are based in 117 sales centres across the country. Before talking to their customers about how to use their cars more efficiently
How do you change a person, a family or a company’s habits? How do you explain the difference sustainable living makes in practice and then work out how best to make it happen? How do you make healthier living exciting, not a chore? We help people live more sustainable lives.
How shall we live? From the age of plenty to the age of austerity without returning to caves. “The joyride is over. What remains is the question of how we can make a transition to a saner way of living.” James Howard Kunstler, Geography of Nowhere (1993) Of course only a small minority of the
When did land become just another commodity? When did development become a dirty word? Why did we start letting cars drive our design? Who said we shouldn’t look to the past to understand how to design the future? Too few people are doing something to buck the trend. We are.
Who allowed development to become an end in itself? Why doesn’t anyone build to last? Why do we have building regulations but crap places? We’re a different kind of development company. We intend to build well.
Beyond Green sister company Wilderness Wood is a 62-acre productive woodland in East Sussex, a quaint village located one hour south of London via train. The Wood hosts a variety of eco-initiative for nature appreciators large and small, from guided hikes that search out edible fungus, bugs and woodland monsters to handmade furniture and locally