Posts Tagged: Environment

Environmentally Progressive?

I was asked to present at a recent CIBSE event in London on the subject of ‘Environmentally Progressive Design’. This really got me thinking, as it is a seriously provocative subject. What does it mean and are we doing our bit? Is 4c Design Environmentally Progressive? Designers have a duty along with consumers, retailers, manufacturers… Read more »

Forestry Engineering Group Presentation

4c Design were down at Newton Rigg today to present the Egger Big Bag project to the FEG (Forestry Engineering Group) for there “Innovation for Survival” symposium. The day proved to be an excellent networking opportunity and a fantastic forum to share ideas and inventions within forestry. We shared the design process behind our designs… Read more »

Working With Nature

How can we STOP controlling nature and START participating with it? This might sound rather obscure, but I believe it is a design shift that needs to be taken in order to support our rapidly growing population. Our controlling attitude towards nature since our existence on earth can be seen everywhere. We have dammed and… Read more »

NEL Wind Turbine Visit

The IMechE put on an event last week alongside NEL which brought us to the wind turbine test facility at Myres Hill. We got a behind the scenes tour of the testing processes and got an up close and personal view of some of the latest wind technology. With all the press surrounding alternative energies… Read more »