Robin Brittain
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Latest Activity

Robin Brittain is attending Martin Brown's event

Be2camp at Green Build Expo at Manchester Central

June 29, 2011 from 1pm to 5pm
Be2camp will be holding a social media event within the Greenbuild Expo, focusing on how social media and web 2.0 technologies enable and contribute to the built environment sustainability agenda.See also: the GreenBuild Expo websiteSee More
Jun 4, 2011
Robin Brittain is attending Paul Wilkinson's event

Be2camp Heritage at Georgian Group

June 2, 2011 from 10am to 6pm
The heritage sector is responsible for preserving and maintaining the UK’s 6m pre-1919 period and listed buildings.Grand stately home or humble Victorian cottage, these properties all require specialist knowledge, expertise and appropriate products for their restoration, conservation and maintenance.Additionally, owners and sector professionals need to comply with legislation such as listed building consent and…See More
Apr 23, 2011
Robin Brittain is attending Paul Wilkinson's event

Ecobuild Tweet-up at Maxwell Winward

March 2, 2011 from 7pm to 9pm
EcoBuild attracts 1000s of people interested in sustainability and the built environment to London every year, and Be2camp has organised a Wednesday night tweet-up in each of the past two years.2011 will be no different, but rather than trying to find a pub near ExCEL in east London, we are suggesting people head back into the City - to the St Paul's area, to be precise.…See More
Feb 21, 2011
Robin Brittain joined Martin Brown's group

Big Society

Exploring big society thinking within the built environment
Jul 28, 2010
Robin Brittain is attending Paul Wilkinson's event

Be2camp Brum 2010 at Library Theatre, Birmingham

August 12, 2010 from 12:15pm to 8pm
A year on from last year's very successful event at Fazeley Studios, Be2camp Brum 2010 will once again be an 'unconference' about social media, digital tools and the built environment. It will be held at the Central Library, Birmingham, on 12 August 2010 from 12.00 - 8.00pm. Register via our eventbrite page.See More
Jul 8, 2010
Robin Brittain is attending Paul Wilkinson's event

Ecobuild tweet-up at Pembroke Arms

March 3, 2010 from 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Given that Be2camp has always had a strong sustainability theme, it is no surprise that quite a few Be2camp people head to Ecobuild, and 2010 will be no exception.After the success of the first Be2camp Ecobuild tweet-up in 2009, we will be repeating the informal socialising in 2010 - once again at the Pembroke Arms in Old Brompton Road (about five minutes' walk from Earl's Court) at the end of the second day of Ecobuild - Wednesday 3 March.See More
Feb 17, 2010
Robin Brittain joined Martin Brown's group

be2camp in second life

Discussion area for the second life and other virtual world aspects of be2camp
Aug 22, 2009
Robin Brittain joined Martin Brown's group

code for sustainable buildings

discussion area to develop a be2camp response on the UKGBC consultation paper on Code for Sustainable Buildings
Aug 22, 2009
Robin Brittain is attending Rob Annable's event

be2camp brum at Fazeley Studios, Digbeth, Birmingham

August 12, 2009 from 12pm to 8pm
Be2camp in Birmingham, West Midlands
Jul 15, 2009
Robin Brittain is now a member of Be2Camp
Jun 12, 2009

Profile Information

About Me
Architectural and Building Consultant. BA (Hons) MSc (aees) Arch.

Promoting Environmental~Ecological Sustainability In the Built Environment
Through Education, Research & Consultancy Services.

Design Solutions
Buildability & Building Defects
Project Management

Including use of IT technology, Hardware and Software Specification, System Design and Build with Training
Software Use, e.g.;
Computer Aided Design using IMSI TurboCAD & Autodesk AutoCAD (City & Guild Qualified).
Graphics, including Adobe Photoshop and Web Applications & Technology, including html, Web 2.0 - Collaboration, Wiki's, Virtual World's - Second Life Resident: Rant Adored, and interest in Local / Remote Smart Metering etc...

Assessment Modelling Software, including;
EnergyPlus Energy Simulation, and,
Embodied Energy & Life Cycle Analysis.

User of web 2.0 software services including Twitter, Facebook &Wiki - specifically TikiWiki.
Second Life Resident: Rant Adored.

Architectural and Building Design / Construction main focus:

Life Cycle Analysis or 'Cradle to Grave' footprint through consideration and practical addressing of everyday processes and activities, relating to;

Sourcing and use of natural resources, particularly those finite, either in raw state, processed or produced, materials, items, products and applications, with associated and involved Energy, including 'Embodied Energy', together with Emissions, Pollutants, Waste and Re-use -

With buildings, actual physical construction, occupation+operation, maintaining+servicing and end-use.

And ultimately a Sustainable and non- Damaging and Harmful respect to the relationship; effects, behaviour and treatment towards our planet, it's make-up: environment, ecology, e,g. flora and fauna and fellow inhabitants, e.g. wildlife, organisms, insects, and animals etc...
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With example work Interest portfolio:

Following 'natural' approach principles of a low 'Cradle to Grave' environmental and ecological 'low' impact, as before, considering and working with, local ecology, geology and climate, utilising whatever resources are readily and typically freely and locally available, recycled or re-used, requring simple straightforward use, e.g. minimal processing / application, i.e. renewable and sustainable, embracing and employing technical property intreaction and enhancements where appropriate and with thought and use for comfort, health or architectural aesthetics:-

- Renewable energy (Solar, Wind etc...)
- Plant / Agro fibres, e.g. Flax, Hemp, Jute, Sisal, Kenaf, Bamboo, Reed, Willow etc..
- Hemp/Lime and Earthern (e.g. Rammed Earth / Pise De Terre) Monolithic Walling
- Earthern (e.g. Rammed Earth / Pise' De Terre)
- Earthbag
- 'Eco' Ferro Cement
- Earthship Biotecture
- Timber Frame
- Cordwood
- Straw-bale
- Cob
- Mud and Stud
- Autonomous building
- Passivhaus as a concept
- Vernacular Indigenous Architecture And Building Construction.
- Intellignent Building Materials, Products and Systems e.g. Phase-change
- Gaia and Permaculture relationships in the Built Environment

- Heat / air permeability loss and Insulation
- Passive Solar Gain
- Natural Ventilation
- Natural Datlighting
- Emissions & Waste
- Site water capture, alternate sewage treatment and water reuse
- Health-welfare occupied living-working Environments inc. Hazardous Materials and Products
- Recycling and Re-use.
How did you find out about Be2camp?
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At 13:36 on August 26, 2009, Alex Albon said…
Hi Robin. LinkedIn and Be2Camp in the same day - it's all too much.

Need to get thinking about the Be2Camp manifesto as some point. I wondere if Martin has put anything on this site yet. I'll look
At 10:29 on June 13, 2009, Paul Wilkinson said…
Welcome Robin. Nice to have you in Be2camp - though it seems we've been in contact for months already through Twitter.

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