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17 Mar Posted by in +Speaking, Behavior change, Blog, News, UK | Comments Off

Mar 17 2012, Brighton (UK): Greg Searle presents at Green Architecture Day, Brighton Permaculture Trust

Mar 17 2012, Brighton (UK): Greg Searle presents at Green Architecture Day, Brighton Permaculture Trust

Greg Searle was a speaker at Green Architecture Day, an annual event hosted by the Brighton Permaculture Trust in Brighton, UK. You can listen to audio of Greg’s talk here: audio presentation; and download his slide presentation here: slide presentation. Green Architecture Day is an annually hosted event featuring talks by designers, practitioners and professionals, […]

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21 Jan Posted by in News, One Brighton, UK | Comments

Setting up a sustainable food enterprise at One Brighton

Hello, I’m Amy Anslow and I live in Brighton Belle at One Brighton. I had been living in Brighton for a few months when my sister Ruth decided to relocate here. We wanted to continue working up an idea for a joint business venture – a social enterprise dedicated to healthy, sustainable and affordable food. […]

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10 Sep Posted by in +Featured Postings, Behavior change, Blog, News, UK | Comments Off

Report: The environmental, social and economic impacts of BioRegional’s “Veg Van”

Report: The environmental, social and economic impacts of BioRegional’s “Veg Van”

Increasing the supply and demand of fruit and vegetables that are produced locally and in season presents a possible strategy to meet UK government health and environmental objectives. In the London Borough of Sutton, a renovated milk float called the Veg Van has begun selling locally produced fruit and vegetables, aiming to increase the consumption of local […]

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BedZED in Top 5 Most Important Green Buildings

BedZED ranked at #4 in Architect Magazine’s poll of “the five most-important green buildings” by (mostly) US voters.

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BioRegional win Skoll Award for Social Entrepreneurship

Oxford. Labelled “the Davos of social entrepreneurship” by the Observer, the Skoll World Forum on Social Entrepreneurship is the gathering of the world’s leading social entrepreneurs. At this year’s Forum, One Planet Communities co-founders Sue Riddlestone and Pooran Desai were presented with the Skoll Award by Ebay founderJeff Skoll and Dr R K Pachauri, Nobel prize-winning chair of […]

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One Brighton named “Residential development of the year”

London. One Brighton has been awarded “Estates Gazette Residential Development of the Year”. The respected Estates Gazette Green Awards highlight and reward excellence in sustainable development and raise environmental awareness. Read more

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25 Aug Posted by in News, One Gallions, UK | Comments

One Gallions planning application submitted

London. Crest Nicholson and BioRegional Quintain today submitted their proposals for the One Gallions sustainable community development for planning permission. The exemplar development will provide 260 new homes and set a benchmark for sustainable zero carbon twenty first century living in London. Read more.

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British Housing Award for One Gallions

London. One Gallions announced as winner of the BHA Housing Project of the Year award, sponsored by the Mail on Sunday. The judging panel, Chaired by Michael Manser, CBE, one of the most distinguished architects of the recent decades, commented, “The [One Gallions] project shows excellent use of sustainable technology and innovative solutions towards the […]

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May 15 2008, Boston: One Planet Communities Lecture @ AIA National Convention

Boston. BioRegional North America Executive Director Greg Searle will be addressing some of the nation’s top architects on May 15th at the American Institute of Architects 2008 National Convention, on a panel alongside green building pioneers Bob Berkebile (BNIM) and Pliny Fisk (CMPBS). The continuing education seminar, entitled “Breakthrough Community Design Planning”, will discuss Zero Carbon, […]

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BedZED Cover Story in Urban Land

BedZED Cover Story in Urban Land

Washington, DC. The Urban Land magazine’s green issue this month features a cover story by Stella Tarnay on the BedZED urban eco-neighborhood that inspired the One Planet Communities program. BioRegional and architect Bill Dunster began planning BedZED in the mid-1990s, and it was completed in 2002, jam-packed with sustainability features that only now are being […]

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