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FootprintWire 21.8.12

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Today’s green news: ‘Thousand Huts’ announce winner of low-impact hut competition

Architype uses solid timber Brettstapel construction for an extension to the Coed y Brenin Visitor Centre in North Wales, on Brettstapel.

Leeds-based HTC Architects’ to retrofit disused garage for farm shop with sunpipes, PVs, windcatchers, a wind turbine and a sedum roof in Skipton, on Keelham Farm Shop.

Friends of the Earth call for urgent action over landfill management as survey finds UK dumps £650m of re-useable materials annually, in The Guardian.

And finally… City Architecture Office win Reforesting Scotland’s open design competition to create a low-impact retreat as part of the ‘Thousand Huts’ campaign, on City Architecture Office.

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