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NB This Event has been POSTPONED – North East Local Group Discussion on Living in a Passivhaus
July 4, 2012 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Unfortunately due to ueforeseen circumstances this event will now be held at a later date. Apologies for any inconvenience.
Mark Siddall of the North East (Newcastle) Group has organised a Local Group meeting at Northumbria University, Ellison Building, Ellison Place, NE1 8ST (location 8 on the link below).
Date and Time: Wednesday 4th July at 6.oo p.m.
AECB member, architect Duncan Roberts, has proposed a talk entitled “Why I don’t want to live in a Passivhaus.” This should certainly stimulate some interesting and lively debate.
Assemble in the reception area at 6.00 p.m. bar before moving to a ground floor seminar room (by about 18:15). For a map showing the location see:
For those that arrive by car there is parking adjacent to location 19 on the link above (just before you go under Mea House.)
About the speaker . . . .
Duncan Roberts is an architect who has for many years been interested in timber frame buildings – especially building with the ‘Walter Segal Method’. As course tutor at CAT (Centre for Alternative Technology), along with fellow tutors Pat Borer and Geoff Stow, Duncan Roberts was recently involved in a course on Timber Frame Self Build. This has included student projects such as the iconic CAT Bird Hide –http://blog.emap.com/footprint/2011/08/25/cat-architecture-students-build-a-pavilion-and-a-bird-hide/