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He's not a fan of the usual fare when it comes to designing housing:
Builders are using relaxed planning rules to construct “enormous slabs of thousands of boxlike” homes in towns and villages as though they were “dropped out of a C130 Hercules”, according to the presenter of the television programme Grand Designs. Kevin McCloud intervened as the Government prepares to publish the results of a national review of architecture and the built environment
Builders 'churning out same old boxes’, says Kevin McCloud - Telegraph
Today is the last day of the 'Grand Designs Live' show in London:
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And Kevin McCloud has strong opinions as ever - talking about the ‘green revolution’ in manufacturing:
McCloud reveals that we now have enough materials in the UK to create every product we could ever possibly need. Yet, currently, only nine per cent of plastics is recycled.