Mentee blog: Sarah Birt

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Next in our mentors/mentees blog series sharing stories from FoL’s leaders programme mentoring is Senior Development Manager for Strategic Projects and Property at the Greater London Authority and Alumni Rep Sarah Birt.

Achieving zero carbon homes

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Guest blog post from Sarah Birt on how cities will deliver on their climate emergency declarations through achieving zero carbon developments. New housing developments, in particular, are under pressure to balance ‘net zero’ with affordability and project viability, which is easier said than done.

Alumni Communities of Practice: Maker spaces

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Many artists have fallen through the gaps of government financial support during lockdown and sustaining access to affordable studio space and peer support networks has been vital to their survival. Alumni Rep Sarah Birt explores why in this guest post.