November 2007

Sustainable Cities Summit

Posted by andrew on Friday, November 23rd, 2007

We had a fantastic day yesterday at the Sustainable Cities Summit at Central Hall, Westminster. The event marked the official launch of the LivCom Awards and Westminster City Council had lined up a fantastic panel of speakers including Yvette Cooper, Boris Johnson and Wayne Hemingway. After a day of presentations today the fun will [...]

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Sunny tower in sunny Spain in chilly Switzerland!

Posted by Bex on Monday, November 19th, 2007

Sat in a cosy coffee shop in Switzerland over the weekend I watched an intriguing news review on a very strange building located in Seville, Southern Spain; it was a huge concrete tower, which appeared to be emitting either intense light or very fine jets of water. As the news was in French I [...]

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The longest champagne bar in europe

Posted by admin on Wednesday, November 14th, 2007

On Monday evening I was lucky enough to attend the GQ’s launch of Europe’s longest champagne bar at the newly opened redeveloped St. Pancras International Station.
Given the sheer dimensions of the station – being an old warehouse space as well as a train station – it’s unlikely you’ll find another place [...]

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BS 8901 launches!

Posted by andrew on Tuesday, November 13th, 2007

After a summer of consultation, tweaks and trials, the new British Standard for sustainable event management launched yesterday at The Brewery in central London. Seventeen were there with a fantastic display of some of our previous events and loads of carrots for everyone who came to visit us. This wasn’t a reflection on the catering, [...]

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Grand designs – Eco Deco Design

Posted by Bex on Tuesday, November 6th, 2007

The construction industry is a key player in producing vast amounts of carbon dioxide; lighting and heating buildings alone generates 50% of Britain’s emissions.   The production of building materials produces a further 10%; this is why I was intrigued to see on Grand Designs an art deco style eco house being constructed from Aircrete blocks.  [...]

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