Monthly Archives: November 2011


Roots attend CAT Self-Build Course

, Subject : Technical

Roots recently attended a course for people interested in building their own timber kit houses. The course, which was held at the Centre for Alternative Technology (CAT) in rural Wales was particularly focussed on low-energy solutions which took the whole life of the building into account. This was delivered as a series of lectures and a hands-on project where participants built the structural frame for a new Biomass Teaching Lab. Read more


Roots in ‘Engineering INSIGHT’ Article

, Subject : Recognition

Roots have been featured in the Autumn/Winter issue of Strathclyde University magazine ‘Engineering
INSIGHT’. Under the title ‘Architecture Students Show Entrepreneurial Thinking’ the article praises Roots’
Directors Chris and Micheal for their success at setting up a business directly out of University. Read more


Student Design-Build Workshop

, Subject : Workshops

Roots Directors Chris and Micheal were guests at a Strathclyde University School of Architecture student design-build Workshop. Held over 3 days at Wiston Lodge in the Scottish Borders, the Workshop was part of the first year project ‘To Shelter’. Read more