Here Paul Hutchens, Director of solar specialist Eco2Solar, explores the most cost-effective ways for house-builders to innovate and drive long-term sustainability from their developments.
Having recently celebrated its 60th anniversary, LEGO has been a family-favourite for many generations. The creativity and ingenuity boost these vividly-coloured building blocks contribute to children’s creative education is unparalleled and still stimulates the minds of youngsters today. So, just imagine the enchantment a life-size LEGO house would offer a child, and the nostalgia it would present to adults. That’s precisely what Copenhagen- and New York-based architectural firm, Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG), has bestowed on the residents and tourists of Billund, Denmark; an out-of-this-world structure fabricated from one of the world’s favourite educational toys; LEGO.
The beginnings of Julia’s House Charity is a truly heart-warming one and shows how a person’s dream can become a reality and even exceed expectations.