UK’s first large-scale, mixed use eco-village and sustainable community. Completed in , BedZED is an inspiration for low carbon neighbourhoods. ZEDfactory offers the full range of architectural services, we are delivering Zero ( fossil) Energy Development (ZED) buildings in the UK and world wide. That is BedZED. A small neighbourhood of residents built in the town of Sutton in South London. Solar homes on two hectares were built.

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From recycled advertising banners to an upcycled ecological bag The Ocean Cleanup: You are commenting using your Facebook account. This would reduce to 4. There are no differences in specification and appearance between the different types of tenure. This warmth can then be taken into BedZED’s homes by opening the doors and windows behind these sunspaces. The residential and workspace development in the London borough of Sutton is a carbon-neutral community with plentiful green spaces, recycling facilities, water saving features, and a legally binding green transport plan.

There are good rail and bus links in the immediate area. Login Remember Me By logging into your account, you agree to our Terms of Use and Privacy Policyand to the use of cookies as described therein.

At BedZED almost every flat has a small land- or sky-garden and a double-glazed conservatory, integrating the two features most desired by many suburban households.


Sunspaces provide both insulation and warmth on sunny winter days. From Bbedzed, the free encyclopedia. Nick Simpson January 18, at 6: November Learn how and when to remove this template message.

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BEDZED: Beddington Zero Energy Development in London

The system has been emulated, first in Brighton, then in a small village of Ungersheim in Alsace, and then also in Sonoma in California. Bespoke tours last 1. You are commenting using your WordPress. They also have a car-share scheme. Two bus routes have stops very close to BedZED.

Archived from the original on olndon Andy’s right in most of what lobdon says, although I should point out that without developments like this one we’d be much further behind in the design of sustainable housing.

Anonymous Coward January 18, at 8: In order to make your fastest meals come together with eco-responsibility, German. In terms of building this is a determinist aproach instead of determined. It was interested in how sustainable living could cut energy and water bills for its low-income tenants.

Pathways for Green DesignTaylor and Francisp. Overall, some parts of BedZED worked, a lot didn’t, but we’re all a lot better off for it having been built. The homes range from one bed apartments to four bedroom houses. I know he’s contributing on a huge scale to making improvements to our carbon footprint and the sustainability of our built environment.


BedZED: an exemplary eco-village in London – INSPIR’ACTION

I visited BEDZED and several other sustainability projects as research for my fourth year civil eng project; design a carbon neutral office block. BedZED boasts a laundry list of green innovations that were cutting edge in and continue to set a good example. What is the basis for this statement? Next story Next post: Sign me up for weekly Inhabitat updates. Completed in and consisting of nine buildings, it continues to attract visitors from across the globe and remains, arguably, the most ambitious attempt at all round sustainability in a major new housing development.

France to double green energy by Either way, Dunster who I’ve met and is miserable as sin has used much of what’s been learnt and is doing some pretty exciting bedzsd projects which are worth a look. Andy I would like to agree with some of your commments, you are the lpndon I have heard say that the PV cells are at the wrong angle, I understand they are capable of providing power for electric cars, how many other estate even have such charging points.