We are a ground-up decarbonisation movement. An accessible and inclusive approach to cutting carbon – using low-tech, low-cost strategies. Empowerment through knowledge and understanding; encouraging a culture shift in schools towards a zero-carbon future.
The Live Project Team worked closely with OpHouse, a collective established in 2020, to engage the local community and prospective residents in the transformation of a vacant care home in York into an affordable, tiny homes, co-housing development. The team hosted an exhibition during York Design Week to gain community insight and used research from this to produce three useful booklets to inform people about co-housing, propose future community facilities for the building and engage potential residents.
Our team has been working with Can Do South Yorkshire to refine their vision of creating climate action hubs across the region. The project led to the production of an engagement toolkit; a physical toolkit and educational resources.
The PEAK Pathways project encompasses the design of a low-carbon forest school shelter, alongside a instructions for construction based on 1-1 prototyping, and a participation package which includes resources for future workshops. The outputs address both the short term needs of the forest school as well as the long term aspirations of the land owner and client.
Our Live Project brought together a vision for the district and city, which centers around a new green corridor and sustainable transport links, such as new walking and cycling routes, and larger modes of transport. The green corridor vision will allow for further aspires to create a vibrant place that empowers communities and brings forth positive change.
The Dell Project was a six week collaboration between the Live Project team, the Dell Steering Group and the wider community, to jointly develop a vision for the future of the Dell, an attractive but underutilised green space in the village of Grimethorpe.