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Publications/ Press

Eleanor Young, 'Greening the Valleys', RIBA Journal February 2011 Read the article

Amanda Birch, 'Five Stars in the making: YAYA shortlist 2010,' Building Design 8 October 2010 Read the article

Amanda Birch, 'Solutions : Sustainability : Environmental Resource Centre', Building Design 9 July 2010 Read the article

' RIBA Awards 2010', Architects Journal 10th June 2010.

First Look: Environmental Resource Classroom, Ebbw Vale, Building Design 13 November 2009
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Coombs S, Forster W, Jones M, Thomas R, 'Ty Unnos : Sustainable Homes from Sitka Spruce'. Presented at 11th International Conference on Non-conventional Materials and Technologies (NOCMAT 2009), University of Bath 6-9th September 2009

'Cardiff Training Centre Approved', Building Design 7 November 2008
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'The Innovators: Ty Unnos', Chartered Forester Magazine Autumn 2008

Jones, M, Paradise C, Coombs S, Forster W: 'Zero Carbon by 2011: Achieving Sustainable Affordable Homes in Wales.' Paper presented at at PLEA 2008, UCD, Dublin 22-24 October 2008

Coombs, S: ‘Timber Tectonics.’ Paper delivered at Tectonics: Making Meaning Conference, Eindhoven University of Technology, 10-12 December 2007

Heal A, Forster W: ‘Building Simply.’ Paper delivered at Tectonics: Making Meaning Conference, Eindhoven University of Technology, 10-12 December 2007

Paradise, C, Jones M, Forster W, Coombs S: ‘The tectonic of prefabrication: Manufacturing with place in mind.’ Paper delivered at Tectonics: Making Meaning Conference, Eindhoven University of Technology, 10-12 December 2007

Tom Dychoff, ‘Designs to raise the roof’, Saturday Times 20 October 2007
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‘Young architect of the year finalists announced’, Building Design 11 October 2007:
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Ellis Woodmann: ‘Young, Gifted and Bright: this year’s 20 YAYA finalists’ Building Design, 5th October 2007
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Forster, W, Heal, A, ‘Building Simply: challenges and dilemmas’ ARQ vol 11 no.1 2007

Building Simply Symposium : 19th April 2007, Symposium at Welsh School of Architecture, hosted by DRUw

Forster, W. Heal, A. Paradise, C, ‘Daylighting the retail environment’, Conference proceedings, PLEA conference 2006 Geneva

Forster, W. Heal, A. Paradise, C, ‘The Vernacular as a model for sustainable design’, Conference proceedings, PLEA conference 2006 Geneva

Unknown, ‘A green year at Tesco’, Tesco Magazine November/December 2006

Jones, M, ‘Finding and defining place: the 13th International Design Seminar, Monte Carasso, 2-15th July 2006’, ARQ vol 10 no.1 2006

Coombs, S, Forster, W, Sharr, A, ‘A Plywood Soane’, Made, Issue 3, 2006

Coombs, S, ‘Stress Laminated Timber’ Made, Issue 2, 2005

Kelly, J, ‘Wood Awards’ School Building no. 6, October/November 2005

Coombs, S, ‘Connections, Materials and Details: Investigations in Tectonics 2001-2003’, Made, Issue 1, 2004

Williams, A, ‘Construction Industry Stresses’ Architects Journal, 02.09.04, No. 8 Vol. 220, p42

Unknown, ’Cardiff Combi-House’, EcoTech vol. 4 November 2001

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