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Save the Date: Media Open Day – Wales Institute for Sustainable Education – at the Centre for Alternative Technology



WISE is the Centre for Alternative Technology's new eco-educational facility


Machynlleth, Wales (PRWeb UK) April 15, 2010

The Wales Institute for Sustainable Education will host a Media Open Day on the 8th of June, 1-4 p.m. at the Centre for Alternative Technology , Machynlleth, SY20 9AZ.

The Wales Institute for Sustainable Education at the Centre for Alternative Technology is a ground breaking sustainable building demonstrating the latest techniques in green design and construction. The new building will host an extensive programme of courses in renewable energy, green architecture and sustainable land use.

Key sustainability features of the building:

pillars constructed from rammed earth
walls made from hemp and lime
power from solar water heating, solar electric and wood
passive solar design maximising natural light and heat
sustainably sourced, local timber

The Wales Institute for Sustainable Education has a 200 seat circular lecture theatre, 4 workshops, offices and accommodation for 50 people.

The latest images of the building are available here:

http://www.flickr.com/photos/catimages/sets/72157623232872087/

Interviews and guided tours

Interviews will be available with the architects, engineers and project managers of the new building
Interviews will be available with lecturers and teaching staff who will be using the WISE building
Guided tours of building will take place - covering all aspects of the building, sustainability features and energy systems

If you need have any specific requirements please get in touch.

Lunch and refreshments will be provided

Getting here

Trains depart London Euston at 8.43 and arrive Machynlleth at 12.46 Trains depart Machynlleth at 4.07pm and arrive in London at 8pm

Transport from the station to CAT will be arranged

Map:

http://bit.ly/b23Zj1

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