India is not the only country to look at ways of using waste as a resource. Since 2013, the Brighton Waste House project has been developing strategies for constructing contemporary, low-energy, permanent buildings using over 85% waste material. Supported by Caroline Lucas, the local Green Party MP, and eco-architect Kevin McCloud, the experiment collaborates with construction, architecture and design students from City College Brighton and Hove to find innovative ways of reusing and recycling ‘waste’. Now the house is complete, it is being used to deliver MA courses in Sustainable Design and ...


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