‘Getting Things Done’ – 2 FREE events hosted by the Welsh School of Architecture and the Design Commission for Wales

  The Welsh School of Architecture and the Design Commission for Wales are pleased to announce the following FREE events   Exhibition Opening: ‘Getting Things Done’ – Evolution of the Built Environment in Vorarlberg To be formally opened by Presiding Officer, Dame Rosemary Butler AM & the Ambassador of the Republic of Austria, Dr. Martin Eichtinger The Senedd, Cardiff Bay 6pm on Wednesday 13th April 2016 RSVP via Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/exhibition-opening-getting-things-done-tickets-22773690722?aff=es2   Symposium: ‘Getting Things Done’ Symposium – Evolution of the … Read full story

Sustainable Drainage in Wales – a talk by Phil Chatfield

On Thursday the 24th March Phil Chatfield of the Welsh Government Water Policy Team gave an insightful talk on the future of SuDS in Wales, held at the Chapter Arts Centre in Cardiff.   We thank Phil for his time in presenting to us and thanks to all the attendees for making it a great CPD event.   Phil has kindly forwarded on his Powerpoint presentation, which can be downloaded here: SuDS Standards – CEW February 2016 050216     … Read full story

Woman working in the built environment sector to be discussed at #LIAnnualConference next week

  Day one of the Landscape Institute’s Annual Conference will end with a stimulating panel discussion exploring issues around being a woman working in the built environment sector.   Get involved in the debate and book your place now. The session will address some of the following issues:   Landscape architecture attracts equal numbers of women and men into the profession. However this is not the case in other built environment professions. Consequently, women face the complexity of entering a gender-balanced … Read full story

Become a Grow Wild Volunteer Mentor

  Grow Wild is seeking volunteers to help support the UK’s biggest-ever wild flower campaign. By becoming a mentor you will have the opportunity to visit inspiring community projects, share your knowledge with others, learn new skills and network with a range of people and groups.   You will act as an ambassador for Grow Wild in your area. By sharing your knowledge and experience, as well as your enthusiasm for native wild flowers and plants, you will provide valuable … Read full story

Community Led Town Regeneration – 14th & 15th March, Pembrokeshire

  Transition Brogwaun is pleased to invite you to ‘Cymuned Unol’ our Community Led Town Regeneration event at the Phoenix Centre, Goodwick, Pembrokeshire on the 14th and 15th of March.   This is an opportunity for you to meet with other experts with a wide range of experience in this field, to learn from each other and to find new ways to enable communities to lead on the sustainable regeneration of Welsh towns.   You can find more about this … Read full story

Guerrilla Museum Design Competition

A prize of £2,500 to design a structure fit for Cardiff Story’s new pop-up initiative ‘Guerrilla Museum’.   Main competition details: Competition Opens – 1st Feb 2016 Deadline – 12 noon on 11th March 2016 Winner Announced – 21st March 2016     This exciting opportunity is open to all sectors of the design community with Cardiff Museum Development Trust and Cardiff Story Museum offering a prize for £2,500 for the winning design idea. The competition has been officially launched today … Read full story

Developing the Deep Place approach: Experience from Wales and Australia – 15th Feb

Monday 15th February 2016: 17.00 for 17.20 – 19.30 At Eversheds, 1, Callaghan Square, Cardiff.   Background   The Deep Place approach to sustainable community renewal, developed by Dave Adamson and Mark Lang for CREW, was developed from the year-long Tredegar Deep Place study published in 2014. There is continuing interest in Wales in the promotion of a more locally focused economic activity, which specifically links to the disadvantaged population of our post-industrial communities.  Since the publication of the report, … Read full story