Press release: Eco-homes – not just the privilege of the wealthy

A new research project spearheaded by the University of Leicester is set to influence the building of eco-homes in Britain.   Dr Jenny Pickerill, a Senior Lecturer from the Department of Geography at the University of Leicester, has been awarded a Winston Churchill Travelling Fellowship (www.wcmt.org.uk) to undertake an 8-week project to discover how to … Continue reading Press release: Eco-homes – not just the privilege of the wealthy

Affordable eco-homes

This blog is primarily about a research project I am doing on affordable eco-homes. The aim is to understand how we can create more opportunities for people on low incomes to self-build their own eco-homes in rural areas. The project has three objectives: (1) to identify successful small-scale community-led, self-built eco-developments targeted at low-income potential … Continue reading Affordable eco-homes