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NGS PROJECTS: BUILDINGS

CASE STUDIES: BUILDINGS

Apprentice Centre Warrington

New British Library: Phase 1A: Stages: 1AA & 1AB

Imperium, Speculative B1 Building, Worton Grange, Reading

Powergen Operational Headquarters Warwick University Science Park, Coventry

Bluewater Kent Regional Shopping and Leisure park

Arts Centre, Aberystwyth University Wales

Oxford Science Park Plot 4 B1 Office building                                 

Comax Nursery, RAF Farnborough

Greenwich Millennium Village Phase 2a Blocks 11-20 & Live/Work units 

Artists Studio Peterborough

Royal Docks Nursery, East London

Forum Queensgate Building Science Museum London

Penthouse flat interior The Effra Site, Vauxhall, London

66-68 Sclater Street, Whitechapel, London

City Lofts Hoxton Square Shoreditch, London

Ark Nursery and Women's Day centre, Southwark London

City Lofts Argus House, Robert St. Brighton

6 Penthouse flat interiors, Eaton House, Canary Riverside, London

New Office Block 64 Great Suffolk Street, Southwark

Public House Refit, New 4 Flats in upper floors and 6 New maisonettes

76 Sclater Street, Whitechapel, London

Health Club for Bank of England's own staff

City Lofts Manchester

Jupiter 4 Birmingham Residential development

Peterborough Innovation Centre

Wakehurst place Visitors Centre

White City Retail Development

Greenwich Millennium Village Phase 2b

City Lofts Piccadilly Basin, Rochdale Canal, Manchester

Queripel House, Duke of York, Cadogan Estate, London

Royal College Street Apartments Kentish Town London

Sandbanks Poole, £1m Private House on beach

Colchester Housing Specification

Hastings Commercial Development Specification

Pembrokeshire Landscape Gallery extension at St Davids

2012

Cambridge Housing site

WWMC Windsor Walk Medical Centre

2013

Summerfield House

Orchard Park Cambridge Co-Housing

And many more to add......


© BrianSpecMan aka Brian Murphy
12th December 2012 - 7th July 2013

NGS PROJECTS: INFORMATION

CASE STUDIES: TECHNICAL & PUBLICATIONS

ASWS Specification

Product Specification Clause libraries

Syntha Pulvin Plus Specification Guide

Outline Specification Guidelines

Metal Compatibility Chart and notes

Public Declaration of Intent to work on Green projects in future

Application for post as Senior Lecturer in Architecture (Technology)

AECB Association of Environment-Conscious Building

Construction Best Practice Club Cambridgeshire

NATIONAL GREEN SPECIFICATION

AECB AGM Conference 2002 Sub-committee 

Mungo TGR member's Magazine

GAIA Environmental Audits for Manufacturers and Products

Anne Thorne Architects

Greater London Authority visit to discuss NGS funding

Urban Mines, Halifax, West Yorkshire

NGS Budget meeting with Collaborators

Cambridge CBPP Club, National Green Specification Workshop

NGS Brochure

NGS Presentation to London RIBA and CLAWSA

NGS, BPG and HAPM

NGS and BRE CWR meetings

Laing Homes Central Procurement

RIBA Enterprises Specifiers Network

NGS and NBS meeting

NGBPB National Green Building Price Book

GRANT APPLICATIONS

TGR Expo 2002

TGR induction Seminars

Resigned from AECB in support of TGR

BRE WRAP Certified Recycled Building Products

BRE WRAP

WRAP Aggregain

NGS Website replacement

RIBA Sustainable Futures Committee April 2003

NGS and BRE CSC meeting

Joined EDA Ecological Design Association

Joined ZEN Zero Energy Network at Hockerton Housing Project

NATIONAL GREEN SPECIFICATION  Jan '02 and ongoing

Design Guide to Using Reclaimed Equipment, Components and Materials in Buildings

DTI Funded, BRE Lead partner NGS Sub partner A38 Construction Waste management/minimisation Preliminaries and GreenSpec Website development

EcoConstruction.org recycled database in its Phase 2

BREMAP.co.uk waste and recycling GIS website

Identifying the Potential for Recycled Content in Project SLAM

NGS have initiated a number of other proposals to develop other parts of NGS GreenSpec.

Fund application to EEDA East of England Development Agency to assist with NGS development:

Development of the definitive sustainable timber specification and FSC Certified product clauses.

DTI Volutary Code of Practice SWMP Site Waste Management Plan

WRAP AggRegain Website development of two modules as partners with other parties:

Application for WRAP Education and Training Programme:

Development of Eco-Refurbishment products pages and clauses.

Invited to be on the Code of Sustainable Building Draft review panels

Developed and presented Landscape Reclaim/Reuse Refurbishment/Recycling

Initial discussions started in setting up a Specification Subscription Service

Invited to review BRE’s Proposed development of Green Guide to Specification

Fund application to EEDA East of England Development Agency to assist with NGS development: 2005-7-

Grant Fund Applications:

Faber Maunsell, EcoDevelopment & EcoConstruction.org website

Meeting with UKCEED and EEDA to develop Toolkit-East website:

NGS User Group meeting

Buro Happold Guide on Reclaim/Reuse or Recycling

Joined BRE in bid for Defra Project

WRAP Recycled materials & Waste Management project

East Sussex Supplementary Planning Document Construction and Demolition Waste

Envirowise Construction Packaging Guide

BRE CoRE Project

SWMP Site Waste Management Plan Data Sheet Spreadsheet

Launch of NGS GreenSpec website

CD2E Environmental Declaration/Profiling Method

Hemp-Lime Guide and Specifications

GreenSpec

CAP'EM Cycle Assessment Procedure for Eco Materials

Future Cities

C2CN Cradle to Cradle Network

And many more to add......


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12th December 2012 - 7th July 2013

NGS PROJECTS: EVENTS

Syntha Pulvin Plus Specification Guide

Benoy TAG CPD seminar:  Durability, Life expectancy, Product Quality and the HAPM manual.

CIIG Events Organising Working Group

Green is the Colour: The Practical Application of Sustainability

Public Declaration of Intent to work on Green projects in future

Application for post as Senior Lecturer in Architecture (Technology)

CIIG Visit to BRE

Interbuild 2000 CIIG Conference

Lunchtime CPD @ Libraria

January Gabion Walls  Macafferri Ltd.

February Safe Access Latchways  Latchways plc.

March Solar shading Levolux the Louvre Blind Company

June  Green Materials available in the UK today Lucy Pedler of the CR

July  Designing to reduce water demand Cath Hassell of the CR

CIIG AGM Events Review

The Green Register of Construction Professionals

CAT Centre for Alternative Technology

Construction Best Practice Club Cambridgeshire

CIIG Events & Visits Organising Working Group

CBPP, M4I, Environment Building & Integer House  Feb ’01

Greenwich Millennium Village & Sainsbury Store July ’01

BedZED Beddington Zero Energy Development Aug '01

BRE Environment Design test Facilities Sept ’01

London Development Agency Oct ‘01

Environment Agency Nov ’01

CPD EVENTS:

Great Notley Discovery Centre M41 Demonstration Project Feb '01

Visited Centre for Alternative Technology, Wales Mar '01

Cambridge CBPP Club Discussion: Sustainability KPI due for launch soon Mar '01

Cambridge CBPP Club Discussion around Sustainability April '01

Digital Camera

CIIG Review & AECB Green Pro

Attended TGR events

BedZED visit (Southwark Building Inspectors visit)                                           

Talk by Jon Broome of Architype

BedZED and other ZED projects Talk by Bill Dunster                                

Green Dragon Housing Covent Garden visit

Peter Rickarby 21st Century House

Solar Century visit

Specification workshop at the AECB AGM/Conference

CPD EVENTS:
Attended GAIA Sustainable Construction Series

Materials Selection

Lighting and daylighting

Joined EDA Ecological Design Association

Joined ZEN Zero Energy Network at Hockerton Housing Project

CPD events

Welsh Civic Trust Awards Cardiff Millennium Stadium Aberystwyth Arts Centre

CBPP/M4I/CITB at BRE Construction and Demolition Waste

Self Build Exhibition Alexandra Palace

WSSBT Self Build Conference

WSSBT Segal Self Build Seminar

BRECSU & Sussex CC Energy efficiency drive  

AECB VISITS ORGANISER:

NATIONAL GREEN SPECIFICATION

CPD EVENTS:

Attended TGR events

Hockerton Housing Project                                                                        Nov '01

Mile End Park, Green Bridge and Earth Sheltered Community Build       Dec '01

Urban Nature Talk by Andre Viljoen                                                          Dec '01

AECB AGM Conference 2002 Sub-committee 

Mungo TGR member's Magazine

CPD EVENTS:

Attended GAIA Sustainable Construction Series

Water and Sewage treatment

Heating, NGS Display at Exhibition

Attended AECB events:                                                                           

Centre for alternative technology: new environment information building.     Feb '02

Guided tour with Cindy Harris and Pat Borer, followed by NGS Presentation.

Attended TGR events

Attended 4 additional in depth TGR seminars at CR                                Feb '02

XCO2 Connisbee Talk by Robert Webb                                                     Mar '02

NATIONAL GREEN SPECIFICATION

NGS Promotional Activity:

Green Drinks Peterborough, UK CEED Dec '01 and monthly

GAIA Heating event, NGS Display at Exhibition, short presentation Jan '02

Building for a Better future Guildford Sussex CC, Display at Exhibition Jan '02

WRAP event Cambridge Feb '02

HECA event Godmanchester Fenland DC, Display at Exhibition Feb '02

Greater London Authority visit to discuss funding Feb '02 (more below)

Invitation to be a Peterborough Ambassador (UK CEED link) Feb '02

Attended Peterborough Chamber of Commerce Construction Committee Feb '02

Peterborough Environment Cluster Launch, Display at Exhibition Feb '02

AECB event: NBS Launch in Machynlleth Wales at CAT Feb' 02

Cambridge CBPP Club, Cambridge University Building Programme Mar '02

CIIG AGM Years review of events and visits including NGS launch Mar '02

Marketing & Sustainability Construction Products event, NGS Display Mar '02

Recycled Plastics Are you missing out? Recoup Peterborough Mar '02

Architects Can't Read

Paul Davis & Partners Staff Training CPD evening

NBS SpecMan Standard and Advanced, SpecWriter & NBS Landscape Software Training

AECB Visits Organiser:

Walter Segal Self Build In Brighton 2 site visits May '02

ZEN, TGR and AECB Joint meeting at Hockerton Housing Spring '02

BRE Visit Summer '02

NATURAL SWIMMING PONDS  Sept '02

Cambridge CBPP Club, National Green Specification Workshop

NGS Presentation to London RIBA and CLAWSA

NGS and BRE CWR meetings

CIIG 40th YEAR CONFERENCE & AECB Green Pro

AECB SUMMIT 2002 COMMITTEE, AGM & CONFERENCE

RIBA Enterprises Specifiers Network

Green Construction and NGS Presentation to Ryder Architects

BENOY Staff CPD Event: Green Specification and Retail Developments

Pre-Johannesburg Summit Conference

RIBA Sustainable Futures Committee  April 2003

Ethical Consumer World Exhibition

Groundwork LASEER June 2003

AECB AGM                                                                                              

NGS and BRE CSC meeting

NGS User Group Meetings

Joined EDA Ecological Design Association

Joined ZEN Zero Energy Network at Hockerton Housing Project

AECB VISITS ORGANISER: Nov '01 to Sept '02

MAKING BUILDINGS IN ABERYSTWYTH:Nov '01

Aberystwyth Arts Centre, Crafts Council, Centre for Alternative Technology and Smith Roberts Associates.

CENTRE FOR ALTERNATIVE TECHNOLOGY: NEW ENVIRONMENT INFORMATION BUILDING.

Guided tour with Cindy Harris and Pat Borer, followed by NGS Presentation. Feb '02

ZEN, TGR and AECB Joint meeting at Hockerton Housing  Spring '02

WALTER SEGAL SELF BUILD IN BRIGHTON  Spring '02

BRE VISIT  Summer '02

NATURAL SWIMMING PONDS Sept '02

AECB AGM CONFERENCE 2002 SUB COMMITTEE Jan '02

ARCHITECTS CAN'T READ Mar '02

CIIG 40th YEAR CONFERENCE & AECB Green Pro Jul '02

The Green Register Workshops

Kingston University’s Recycled by Design

East of England EofE Sustainable Construction Strategy

‘Exploiting the value of (local) demolition and construction Waste’

SITEwise Waste Campaign

BSRIA seminar re Design Guide to Using Reclaimed Equipment, Components and Materials in Buildings

BRE Certification of Recycled Building Products:

Development of the definitive sustainable timber specification and FSC Certified product clauses.

DTI Launch of the SWMP Site Waste Management Plan

Application for WRAP Education and Training Programme:

British Waterways annual meeting of sustainability officers from UK wide

Developed and presented Eco-Refurbishment Presentation:

Joined the SDRT Sustainable Development Round Table Water Group in GO East Offices Cambridge.

Invited to be on the Code of Sustainable Building Draft review panels

Developed and presented Landscape Reclaim/Reuse Refurbishment/Recycling

Organised speakers and spoke at one day seminar and ran workshops for Groundwork Merton

Speaker at Constructing Excellence London HQ Breakfast meeting

Spoke at the FSC Forest Stewardship Council’s Construction Forum

Somerset County Council Sustainable Development Group Presentation

BRE CfRM bid to WRAP, CE, EA, Envirowise SWMP workshops

BRE Demolition Event in Birmingham

SWMP for EMBEC E Midlands Business Environment Club

NGS User Group meeting

NGS with BRE joint conference on DTI PII funded Project

London Constructing Excellence Club

East Sussex Supplementary Planning Document Construction and Demolition Waste

Specification IS the Design Process

SDRT and TGR Joint Conference on water shortage in East

Construction Excellence East Expo

Envirowise Construction Resource Efficiency Club East Midlands

Eco-Design day Expo London Docklands

Defence Estates Debut Annual Conference and Exhibition

Launch of NGS GreenSpec website

CH Design Partnership

Visit to LCCC London Construction Consolidation Centre

Cardiff University MSc in Theory and Practice of Sustainable Design

Landscape Symposium

Architects Journal Conference

Cardiff University MSc in Theory and Practice of Sustainable Design

And many more to add......


© BrianSpecMan aka Brian Murphy
12th December 2012 - 7th July 2013