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Scottish House: A Review Of Recent Experience In Building Individual And Small Groups Of Houses With A View To Sustainability, The Use Of Traditional And New Materials, And Innovative Design

DescriptionThis study was commissioned to review new developments in sustainable building design in rural Scotland.
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Website Publication DateMarch 25, 2002

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SCOTTISH HOUSE: A REVIEW OF RECENT EXPERIENCE IN BUILDING INDIVIDUAL AND SMALL GROUPS OF HOUSES WITH A VIEW TO SUSTAINABILITY, THE USE OF TRADITIONAL AND NEW MATERIALS, AND INNOVATIVE DESIGN

Sandy Halliday, Gaia Research
Gill Pemberton, Scottish Ecological
Design Association (SEDA)

Scottish Executive Central Research Unit
2001

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CONTENTS

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
CHAPTER ONE
POLICY BACKGROUND

CHAPTER TWO
THE STUDY METHODOLOGY

CHAPTER THREE CASE STUDIES
CASE STUDIES
SPECIFIC ISSUES
RAISED BY CASE STUDIES
RECOMMENDATIONS ARISING
FROM CASE STUDIES
INTERMEDIATE CONCLUSIONS
BASED ON THE CASE STUDIES
CHAPTER FOUR RESEARCH FINDINGS
KEY RESEARCH FINDINGS
Design considerations
Planning
Building control
Building systems
MATERIALS AND PROCUREMENT POLICIES
Materials in general
Life cycle issues

Timber
Earth
Other materials
RURAL POPULATIONS AND COMMUNITIES
FUNDING
REFURBISHMENT
LEADING EDGE
FLAGSHIP SCHEMES
EDUCATION
INFORMATION DISSEMINATION
CHAPTER FIVE
SUGGESTED FURTHER RESEARCH
& DISSEMINATION ACTIVITY

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ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

The views expressed in this report are those of the researcher and
do not necessarily represent those of the Department or Scottish Ministers.

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