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January's Green Drinks in Glasgow (Thursday 30th January) was a great success, with over fifty folk turning out to hear Glasgow City Council 'cycling tsar' Frank McAveety's ambition to build a segregated, connected bike network across Glasgow Picture thanks to Sustainable Glasgow Project (via @SGP) Check the SEDA website ...

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SEDA Membership 2014 Its that time of year again! Reminders are being sent out to everyone so you should be hearing from us shortly! We have been through a fairly lengthy process to go through and co-ordinate all our databases and membership lists and we think we ve now got ...

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We are absolutely delighed to announce that our joint application with LoveMilton to Big Lottery Fund for a Scottish Ecological Design Construction School has been successful!! Check back soon, or keep an eye out for Twitter notifications, for more details!

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Norma Macleod writes: We are a new group to building....have planted trees and run a domestic cooked-food composting scheme using the "rocket" composter. We have planning permission to build a2-level community space in the Irvine Bay area of North Ayrshire. We would like to use as much recycled material as ...

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SEDA member Linda Forbes writes to tell us that one of her fellow CAT MSc alumni, Magnus, is currently working in Pakistan with the Department for International Development, where he is trying to build-up relationships between students in the UK and the local architecture students in Pakistan who are really ...

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Titanium dioxide does a couple of clever tricks that mean we may well be seeing a lot of it in the future: it's self-cleaning, and it breaks down pollutants in the air. Full article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-15694973 (image: The Jubilee Church in Rome which has titanium dioxide in its concrete "sails")

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Sustainable design principles were used to create a space designed by architect Michael Arad and landscape architect Peter Walker. The memorial consists of a peaceful tree-filled plaza and two reflecting pools in the exact places where the towers once stood. http://www.stumbleupon.com/su/2nXAMo/inhabitat.com/nyc/911-memorial-uses-green-design-to-create-a-place-of-remembrance/

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The final four contenders for the 100k Art Fund prize and accolade of "Museum of the Year" were announced on 19th May. The public poll for people to vote for the winner re-opened today and will close again on 7th June. This is your last chance to tell the ...

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Prepared by SEDA member Matt Bridgestock at 55 North Architecture and edited by Richard Baynes, Your Buildings, Your Future is a guide to commissioning sustainable architecture for community organisations. The project was funded by SUST at Architecture and Design Scotland. This guide provides advice and assistance on the process ...

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This seminar was organised by the Good Homes Alliance, in partnership with the Joseph Rowntree Housing Trust, Ecos Trust and SUST / A+DS. A full report on the event can be seen by clicking on the following link: www.seda.uk.net/assets/files/Achieving low carbon housing.pdf

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