New collaborative programme.(News)

The Schools Design Forum (SDF) is a new initiative by the BRE Trust and the Sustainable Development Commission (SDC) to address the need increasingly felt by many involved with schools to improve the way sustainability is delivered. That is in the terms of the way schools are designed and constructed today as well as the way they engage with pupils and the community to promote truly sustainable communities of the future.

"Through BSF (Building Schools for the Future) and the primary programme starting in 2008, we have a unique opportunity to build schools that not only improve sustainability today but allow future generations of pupils, teachers and the community to work together to bring about a step change in sustainability--let us not miss this opportunity," said Sir Neville Simms, Chairman of the BRE Trust. …

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