An example of this crossed my desk today. Technology combining with less “needs, wants and desires.” High build speed and low cost. Sure, there can be many points of view on this subject and article—but aren’t we starting to get there? Doing things well and differently. Click here for the article. […]
Here’s an interesting article on staying flexible on energy… It invites us to continually foster creative perspectives and be cool with contradiction so that flux becomes attractive! Enjoy. Here’s also a Scottish wave energy story that’s hope-inspiring. And finally, here’s an interesting and very short vimeo of a passivhaus project which embodies change, environmental&architectural integration&adaptability.
The SURF Awards are delivered each year by SURF Regeneration Forum. With over 280 Scottish cross-sector member organisations, it partners with the Scottish Government. The purpose is to highlight, celebrate and share the achievements of initiatives that address physical, social and economic challenges in communities across Scotland. We congratulate the winners and nominees especially Chapelpark in Forfar in […]
We are pleased to announce that Park Ecovillage Trust (Findhorn Ecovillage Community Benefit Charity) has been nominated for the 2018 SURF Community Regeneration Awards in the Housing Category, for the West Whins Co-housing Cluster. Other SURF Community Regeneration Project Areas are: Youth Employability, Creative Regeneration, Community-led Regeneration, and Scotland’s Most Improved Place. SURF (Scotland’s Regeneration […]
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A photographic record of the Key Celebration, held at 12:00am on site on Friday 1st December 2017. PET wishes its new tenants much peace and joy in their beautiful new home(s). Please also note that 01/12/2017 was Cornelia Featherstone’s last day and Stephen Couling’s first, as Housing Director. Thank you Cornelia! The faces and the […]
Nothing ever changes unless you make it change Perhaps this link will give some inspiration. Enjoy! ps … community ownership enables Eigg to run its own housing association and provide cheap rents – currently about half the market level of “affordable housing” in this region of Scotland. Low-rent societies where residents are liberated from the […]