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Home Quality Mark 'replaces' Code for Sustainable Homes?
Apr 13th, 2015
Under new planning rules, local authorities can no longer require houses to be built to Code for Sustainable Homes standards. How will BRE's new Home Quality Mark provide a basis for sustainability in housing, and what role does the Landscape Architect have to play?
2B writes to Minster of State for Transport
Feb 4th, 2015
Following Rt Hon John Hayes MP's speech on "Beautiful Roads, a new aesthetic vision for the road network"; 2B has written to explain that the landscape profession is uniquely placed to deliver the vision he seeks.
Amanda McDermott BA(Hons) MLA CMLI
Dec 5th, 2014
Another CMLI for 2B! We are pleased to announce that, with the help of Bill's expert mentoring, Amanda has achieved her LI Chartership.
Love Locks
Oct 25th, 2014
From Paris to Bakewell, we have been observing the phenomenon of couples padlocking their love to a bridge and tossing the key into the water...
North Cave Neighbourhood Plan
Sep 18th, 2014
We are enjoying being a part of the neighbourhood plan team in the village where we live and work.
Barrow Upon Humber marketplace - project update
Aug 29th, 2014
A good response to the community engagement event allows Better Barrow to move the new scheme for the market square closer to completion.
3 Generations of Green Roof
Jul 9th, 2014
Delighted to see our Green Roofs doing so well!
Barrow Day 2014
Jun 20th, 2014
2B's sketch scheme for the Market Place design was displayed at Barrow Day 2014
Disappointing delay to SuDS legislation
Jun 13th, 2014
As Sue Illman, the LI President, speaks out, we join her in voicing our concerns about the latest delay to implementation of Schedule 3 of the Flood and Water Management Act.
Been to Greenwich, got the t-shirts (to add to our collection...)
May 23rd, 2014
We have been learning even more about John Harrison and Longitude, to influence our design for the Market Place in Harrison's home town of Barrow-Upon-Humber.