INVESTING IN ENVIRONMENTALLY SUSTAINABLE BUILDINGS: A GUIDE FOR THE ARTS

This guide from Julie’s Bicycle on behalf of the Arts Council isย aimedย  at directors and managers of arts organisations planning to apply for Arts Council England capital grants, although the advice is likely to be usefulย for any capital project application. It explores how to integrate environmental sustainability into capital projects from conception through to completion.ย 

Cultural buildings define place, community and identity and are, at their best, vortexes of creativity and vibrant cultural expression, where people can learn, challenge and enjoy collective experiences. The context in which they do this matters and at a time when environmental sustainability is fast becoming the greatest challenges (and in some eyes, opportunity) of the 21st Century, there are ethical and practical implications for our cultural estate.
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