Building for Life: the view from 3ft above ground level!

3 06 2011

By Lowri Bond

If we believe that high quality, well-designed and sustainable places really are important (and I think we all agree on that one) then it stands to reason that we should try to ensure that the next generation develop an awareness and understanding of what makes a great place from an early age. So I wondered what my five year old would make of the 20 Building for Life criteria! I filmed our conversation about our neighbourhood and here’s the resulting footage…. And by the way, no, the built environment is not part of the national curriculum and yes; we do have crops in Gateshead!