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AECB conference Bradford July 2013

DSCF5401I recently spoke at the AECB conference at Bradford University in July. I spoke about my case studies in Papua New Guinea, Bolivia, China, Chile, Australia and 3 in the UK. All these case studies had used technologies/methods/cultural designs inspired from vernacular design around the world in modern day sustainable housing. My talk was about what worked and what didn’t and whether this is a good approach to providing new housing all over the world. I believe it is and my case studies back up this belief (minus a few teething issues in some cases) and starting from vernacular as a basis for design produces a much richer alternative to the identikit developer housing seen in the UK or concrete blocks abroad. Continue Reading →

August 9, 2013
AECB conference Bradford July 2013