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Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by raebhoop, 22 Apr 2014.

  1. raebhoop

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    More winging lefties that think their sh!t doesn't stink!

    Since they don't use a fridge, and keep milk and so on in a 'larder', it means they'll have to buy smaller quantities of things, more often, so increased packaging for the same level of consumption. Wonder how X plastic milk bottles compares against a fridge running for a year in 'green' terms.
     
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    More money than sense. It looks grotesque.

    And they think they're saving the planet! :rolleyes:
     
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    Well I agree with their sentiments if not with what they have created. It frankly isn't the most attractive building in the world. In reality we should all have composting toilets , veg plots and solar but not in such a large house with so much glass. Smaller well insulated homes are the way to go.
     
  6. Horrible looking building with no soul. I would imagine that the only reason they got planning permission for such a 'blot' was because it was going to be so 'green'.

    What an eyesore!
     
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    Yes, unlike the stunning new builds you see today. What with their stunning plastic windows, plastic fascia and soffit boards and built so close to each other that neighbours can shake hands.

    Everyone is gonna sorely miss looking at that derelict meat factory aren't they.

    :rolleyes:
     
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    Yes, but new builds are built down to a price so hard pressed buyers, especially first timers, can stretch to the telephone number prices. This thing cost £650, 000. Think they could have done a lot better for the money.


    Wonder what it's resale value is, seeing as it looks like it was built on Coronation Street.

    I'm not so sure that the new structure looks better than the old one, anyhow. :LOL:
     
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    FOOKING UGLY.
     
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    That toilet would be fooking honking. what are wood shavings on a turd gonna do?
     
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    Composting toilets work better than many people think. The key is that it's used for solids and sawdust or even soil soak up any odours so no smells. Plus after a year or two you have , well, compost for the garden.
     
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    The only saving grace is that it's not next door to me. Hideous looking box.
     
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    The whole project might have been 'greener' had they tried to adapt the existing building in some way. Six-hundred K is not 'green', it's self-indulgent.
     
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    Lot better looking than the boxes they now throw together.
     
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    It bears no relationship to the scale and character of the surrounding buildings.

    As someone comented above, probably the only reason it's been approved was that some dimwit in the planning department believed that being 'green' was far more important than being neighbourly in design.
     
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