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Competition: five Arckit 180 modelling sets to be won. Dezeen has teamed up with Arckit to give away five modelling kits from its new series.

Competition: five Arckit 180 modelling sets to be won

Arckit was hailed as "posh Lego" when it was first launched by architect Damien Murtagh over two years ago, as it is made up modular components that connect without glue. It aimed to provide architects with an alternative to the traditional cut and glue architectural working models, but the collection has since expanded to include kits suitable for a wider audience. Designs. Ibuku Bamboo Architecture and Design. Untitled. CFPR : Bureau Service. The Centre for Fine Print Research offer a bureau service in, Laser Cutting and 3D Printing.

CFPR : Bureau Service

Follow the links below to find out more: Laser Cutting Bureau Service We offer a comprehensive Laser Cutting Bureau Service with industry standard equipment and expert technical support. The Laser Studio has 3 CADCAM Flat bed Laser Cutters with a maximum cutting area of 900mm x 1450mm and we are able to cut a range of materials including Wood, Acrylic and Paper. NaCSBA - The Voice of the Custom and Self Build Sector. Our History — Housing People Building Communities. Home.


Contour Crafting - CC. Custom Build. In Laying the Foundations – a Housing Strategy for England, the Government announced that it would be making up to £30m of funding available to provide short-term project finance to help unlock group custom build – or self-build - schemes.

Custom Build

This is separate from the funding available for community led housing under the Affordable Homes Programme. The aims of the Custom Build fund are two-fold: To stimulate the growth of the Custom Build Homes market by enabling more multi-unit custom build home projects and attract more commercial lenders and investors to this market, thereby increasing the number of custom built homes developed annually over the next decade. We have published a prospectus setting out details of how interested bidders may apply. Projects should be outside London. Synopsis : If You Build It. Yurt. Smooth-Cast® 325 Colormatch® Product Information. Screenings : If You Build It. Studio H « Project H. Reality Check. Home. Smart Citizen : About. 14 Awesome Dollhouses Built By Today's Top Architects. Open Source Ecology. Philippe starck with riko: P.A.T.H. pre-fab homes. Jul 03, 2013 philippe starck with riko: P.A.T.H. pre-fab homes philippe starck with riko designs P.A.T.H. pre-fab homesall images courtesy of starck with riko ‘starck with riko‘ was born out of the desire to develop a series of industrially manufactured houses, tailored to meet the dwelling needs of people globally. a collaboration between philippe starck and riko (one of europe’s leading manufacturers of sustainable prefabricated wooden buildings), the result is P.A.T.H.

philippe starck with riko: P.A.T.H. pre-fab homes

(prefabricated accessible technological homes) offering a range of 34 models which allow one to design their own living space from the inside out. you can choose from various interior finishes and fixtures, from light fittings, floor finishes and bathroom tiles, to different façades and a range of roofing types to realize a truly customized home. first announced in october 2012, ‘starck with riko’ has now revealed renderings of the various housing typologies it will offer to the market. The Self Build Portal - The gateway to more custom built homes.

Increasing the number of available homes - Policies. Issue For decades, there have not been enough homes to meet the needs of our growing and ageing population.

Increasing the number of available homes - Policies

From 2009 to 2010, only 115,000 new-builds were completed in England – fewer than any year in peace time since the 1920s and nearly a quarter of a million homes in England have stood empty for more than 6 months. The housing market is also one of the biggest casualties of the 2008 global credit crunch and the government’s priority has been to rectify a situation where lenders couldn’t lend, so builders couldn’t build and buyers couldn’t buy.

Actions The government wants builders, investors and local councils to increase the supply of both new-builds and repurposed empty homes. Hedgehog Self Build. Hedgehog Self Build: Brighton UK The project began in 1996, when a small group of local people without permanent housing became aware of the recently completed Diggers Self Build Project in Brighton, itself an innovative ecological project in Brighton.

Hedgehog Self Build

The four people who initiated the project were all in housing need with little hope of being rehoused by Brighton council, and saw another self build project as a means of enabling them to literally build a future for their children. They used the contacts and structures as put together for the Diggers project to initiate this project with the council - and encountered a positive response. They then spent a good two years building up the group, lobbying councillors and publicising the initiative, and were eventually rewarded with the offer of a beautiful (tho' difficult to develop) site. The houses will be for rent at a discount from the standard Housing Association rate. ModCell - Sustainable pre-fab Straw Bale Panel Construction. Lilac - Affordable strawbale housing community in Bramley. Leeds. Centre for Alternative Technology Home Page.

Twee-onder-een-kap 9 De Groene Oever Lent- Waalsprong - Nijmegen. DE BOUW VAN DE EERSTE WONINGEN IS GESTART.

Twee-onder-een-kap 9 De Groene Oever Lent- Waalsprong - Nijmegen

Vraag naar de beschikbare bouwnummers! Uniek woningbouwproject waar duurzaam wonen en samenleven centraal staan. Aan de rand van Lent, grenzend aan de toekomstige Lentse Plas, de Landschapszone en Park Lingezegen ontwikkelt Heijmans Vastgoed De Groene Oever. Global Village Construction Set by Marcin Jakubowski. Open Source Ecology is a network of farmers, engineers, and supporters building the Global Village Construction Set - a modular, DIY, low-cost, open source, high-performance platform that allows for the easy fabrication of the 50 different industrial machines that it takes to build a small, sustainable civilization with modern comforts.

Global Village Construction Set by Marcin Jakubowski

The aim of the GVCS is to lower the barriers to entry into farming, building, and manufacturing. Its a life-size lego set that can create entire economies, whether in rural Missouri, where the project was founded, or in the developing world. So Far we’ve prototyped 8 of the 50 Machines and we’ve been expanding rapidly. We are 100% crowd-funded. We have 400 True Fans that support our work monthly. Over 20 Modern Buildings & flat pack furniture designs. Here are over 20 modern buildings and flat pack furniture designs for inspire.

Over 20 Modern Buildings & flat pack furniture designs

If you want to make a new futuristic house or different mobilier designs here you can inspire! These are very futuristic and modern houses designed, but not yet built. 15 (More!) Flat-Pack Furniture Designs & Ideas. Filson and Rohrbacher. FlatPak. The Otic Oasis. Home Delivery Walkthrough: Digitally Fabricated Housing for New Orleans. Hexayurt Project - incredibly cheap shelter for those in need. Digital Wood Joints. Wood Joints are fascinating!

Digital Wood Joints

They embellish old furniture and wood constructions of ancient Japanese temples alike. Everytime we come across them, we are filled with admiration: Admiration for the skill of the master craftsman, as their creator, but also admiration for the balance between function and beauty, which turns the furniture or temple into a work of art. CNC Panel Joinery Notebook. I’ve been collecting clever ways of slotting flat stock together since I first read Nomadic Furniture back in 1999, well before the advent of the accessible hobby-class CNC tools that, today, make manufacturing parts like these pretty easy.

Now, the world is full of people designing models, project enclosures, sculpture, furniture, and all kinds of other cool stuff to be assembled from parts made on laser cutters and CNC routers, and I keep expecting a definitive book or website to emerge that covers the “bag of tricks” in an organized way. So far, I haven’t found it. I may have missed it. Facit Homes. FabLab House. Contour Crafting - Global Prospects.

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