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A wonderful Walter Segal Exhibition

I went to the Architectural Association today for a talk by Jon Broome to open an exhibition there about Walter Segal’s life and work Half the room focuses on his early work which did not include self build but did

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Day out at Springhill Co-Housing Community, Stroud

A few weeks ago i went to visit a friend who has moved to Springhill Co-housing Community in Stroud. I had been before many years ago when it was being built.The project is now  11 years old and much more

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We were quoted on CNN!

We are at the end… Can a commune revival fix London housing crisis? By Kieron Monks, for CNN Updated 1054 GMT (1754 HKT) October 2, 2015 (CNN)Upper Street, Islington, is the heart of chic and cosmopolitan North London — a

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Fantastic Day at Walter’s Way

We have to thank the people of Walter’s Way for a spectacular  and historic day last Saturday. 19 September. As part of Open House London they organised a day of talks with three important people  highly knowledgeable about Walter Segal and

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Could you live in a small space?

LCNC thinks that we have to start living in much smaller private spaces – using public spaces as our party, meeting space and guest rooms – more like the continent has always done. Space is  a resource which is in

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Even the Ham and High are getting into it!

Have a look at this… How to self build in 10 easy steps. I particularly like the first one! If only it were that easy! Not that useful for Londoners but still a good effort! Ten top tips for self

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Visit to Beethoven Street Community Centre World Food Event

Dee and I went to this great event last Wednesday. The Beethoven Centre is a fantastic resource for the local area. It was well attended  with delicious  food from every continent. These photos just give a little flavour  of what

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