ECO PROJECT PROVIDES RESPITE SPACE IN COUNTY DURHAM

Architecture, Design & Innovation

TWO ‘eco-kabins’ at Holmside in County Durham, that will provide respite care to young people and adults with autism and learning disabilities, are reaching completion by architecture and design firm _space group.

1

Newcastle based _space group was appointed by a partnership of Durham County Council (DCC), the North East Autism Society and the environmental charity Groundwork North East to create the single-storey, lodge-style eco-kabins in an innovative project.

It was a requirement that the buildings be of a high environmental standard and constructed using timber from sustainable sources, and the work be supplied by a local contractor, _space group was selected.

To meet the specific needs of people with autism, the interior design considered colour schemes, layout, accessibility and furnishings in order to provide a bespoke and stylish environment that mirrors the nature of the surrounding farmland.

After the site was prepared the lodges took just one week to…

View original post 394 more words

Advertisements
About

Take care at our planet, go Green.

Posted in Uncategorized

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

David Moloney's Blog

This site is about me. It is about the things I do, the things I create and the things I will make.

Simply Sustainable

Eco-Friendly - Minimalism - Zero-Waste

ecogreenlove

A place with natural, environmental, healthy and ecological resources

Climate & Environment at Imperial

Insights from staff and students across Imperial working in climate and environment related areas

Re:Newed

The premier upcycling marketplace for businesses

Future Energy Projects

A Cleaner World, A Brighter Future

Geography:Excel

Aiming Higher

topic terra

a discussion on earth science and environmental themes in wider media

Ottawa Wind Concerns

A safe environment for everyone

Our Dangerous E-Waste

Break the cycle, Recycle!

bcbynature.wordpress.com/

Green Living In Style . . . No Compromise

The Write Farm

Unconventional Methods

Saveer Biotech

Greenhouses Manufactures

Tome of Trovius

Bringing knowledge to your desk

Green City Gardens

Gardening in small urban spaces

Cultivated Nest

Progress not perfection

%d bloggers like this: