Editorial: putting the foxes in charge of the chicken coop!
Manchester summit: Ben Bamber reports on the event that launched the government’s Sustainable Communities Plan.
It’s getting personal!: Sue Roaf examines the sustainable communities plan and is not impressed with the government’s love of building on floodplains and boat yards.
Mainstreaming: Nick Gardner examines what lessons mainstream developers can learn from projects already underway.
Fears over Thames Gateway: Carlo Laurenzi puts the case against development on important wildlife habitats.
Code for Sustainable Building: Ben Bamber investigates the mix of membership of the government’s new Sustainable Building Task Group.
In action - on site now - Sally Hall looks at three very different schemes being built now and marketed as sustainable communities.
Building what people want: Tam Dougan wants to know if developers are doing their homework and what style of building they should adopt for the future.
Interviews: Christine Davis interviews George Ferguson the President of RIBA and kevin McCloud of Channel 4 fame.
Low allergy housing: Howard Liddell, Barbara Chapman and Sandy Halliday report on the Fairfield Housing Co-op project in Perth.
Design for deconstruction: Chris Morgan and Fionn Stevenson highlight the advantages of designing buildings that can be taken down as easily as they can be built.
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