22 Feb '13, 10pm

If we want to create future proof eco buildings we need to involve the next generation

If we want to create future proof eco buildings we need to involve the next generation Friday, 22 February 2013 12:00:00 created by: Trudy Thompson With youth unemployment growing and our construction industry trying to rise from the flames of the credit crunch this is the perfect time, for those of us with a passion for eco building, to share our knowledge with the next generation. There are great benefits to be gained if young people can learn directly from us, to see how we do our jobs. If we are truly interested in building for the future, rather than just our short term financial gain, the most sustainable way forward is to let young people have input now in designing and building where they will live and work in the future. Building eco homes is one of the most interesting things I have done in my life and I really enjoy sharing my experience, particularly with young...

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