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Burning Man Has Become A Testing Ground For Extreme Architecture Designers descend to try their creations against the heat and wind of the Nevada desert.

Burning Man Has Become A Testing Ground For Extreme Architecture Designers descend to try their creations against the heat and wind of the Nevada desert.

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Materials to Build 2 to 3 Small Green Houses Donated to Chester Allotment Residents by the Cabinz Project

Materials to Build 2 to 3 Small Green Houses Donated to Chester Allotment Residents today.

A green house similar to the Wedge Block Shelter is suggested


Kev accepted the off cuts of 2 metre long door edge strips for the frame & grp fibreglass panels for the walls & roof.
He will have one green house on his plot


Screws & glue were also donated

 Planned site of the greenhouse

A sample frame panel was constructed on site to show Kev & his friends how to make a frame from the off cuts  (4 are required for a 2m x 2m frame)
Triangular shaped corner wedges from door frames off cuts are used for corner cross bracing
Door edge strips (in 6 colours)

2 Experiments with budget 6mm MGO panels, dry lining or grp frame & Kingspan or cardboard insulation

  Housing really is central to everything

Housing really is central to everything

www.taxresearch.org.uk/Blog/2017/06/22/housing-really-is-central-to-everything/

An alliance of mortgage owners, property developers and bankers all end up having a strong vested interest in keeping the supply of new housing low. Why? Because scarcity is what allows these groups to reap the fruits of financialisation: if everyone could have a nice home to live in, the cost would drop like a stone, and so would the profits.  The result is a “low-supply equilibrium” where supply is kept artificially below demand. The only answer is bold government intervention to change how housing is supplied and owned; to put people before the rentiers.   If anything, the reverse has happened – there has been government intervention, but mainly to provide a form of welfare which reinforces the existing financialised housing dynamic.  In the 1970s, over 80 per cent of government housing subsidies went towards supply-side intervention; mainly the construction of…

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