Howard Chapman

Vertical village and instant retrofit solutions for housing

  • 9 Nov 2015

Howard Chapman, Buildingtalk Editor reviews recent top industry Tweets on @Buildingtalk

Buildingtalk on Twitter  includes a vertical village, instant retrofit solutions for housing, down-under energy saving lessons, best new building in Scotland, video of Spiderman scaling a 36-storey building in Paris, house buyer record high and getting on with Heathrow Airport’s 3rd runway or lose £147b of economic growth.

Follow the links below for more information and your opportunity to Retweet and add a comment too!

New ‘Vertical village’ wins world building of year – is this a solution to London’s housing problems?

EU grant to bring mass mass retrofit housing to turn 1’000’s of properties into zero-energy homes by wrapping them in clip-on insulation, and adding prefabricated clip-on roof panels that incorporate solar PV units.

Can we learn from Australia about better energy saving in buildings? Research report supported by DECC says yes.

Building in St Andrews wins of RIAS Architects Best Building in Scotland Award

Buyers for homes hit an 11 year high – we need to build more homes or prices will continue to rise

Get on with Heathrow Airport 3rd runway says CBI or £147bn economic growth lost – RT if you agree or add your comment

Watch the video of Spiderman climbing 36-storey building in Paris last week using only talcum powder and courage.

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