Sat, 23 March 2013
HPH019 : How Does Self Build in the UK Compare to Germany? with Mark Brinkley, Author of The Housebuilder's Bible
Mark Brinkley considers why the UK has the smallest proportion of self build across Europe and what changes might need to occur if we wanted to adjust the balance. Mark shares why Germany's system is more likely to lead to higher standards and communities that embrace development.
Direct download: HPH019.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:12pm UTC
Wed, 13 March 2013
London's Ecobuild has just concluded for another year and Ben Adam-Smith shares his experience of the event. In this episode he chats to four people he met there - Janet Cotterell from Passivhaus Homes, Jon Bootland from the Passivhaus Trust, Jo Gooding from the UK Cohousing Network and Robert Stern from Litmus Films.
Direct download: HPH018.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:25pm UTC