Here you can find useful links about some of the things discussed on the website.
A website with extensive information about communes in the UK. Many other amazing projects can be found here.
The voice of the custom and self build sector, the NaCSBA work to enhance the self build sector in the UK. They provide help to people wanting to build their own home through networking, carrying out research and organising events aimed at increasing awareness.
An invaluable site which provides models, case studies and briefing notes to help people who want to begin a self build project.
Another great site full of resources for self builders.
Local councils now have to maintain a register of interest for people wanting to self build. Getting your name on the register means councils are obliged to look for available plots in your area.
A Bristol based company who provide training and support for those who want to self build. They are also working on their own timber-framed module house concept – SNUG homes.
Another Bristol based, vision driven enterprise who actively help groups to get started on their own sustainable housing projects.
The UK’s umbrella cohousing network which helps people to build community led housing projects. They act as a resource point for anybody interested in cohousing.
One of the largest property guardian agencies in Europe and the agency that looks after Peter Greenfield.
Another leading property guardian agency.
The agency who looked after Ed Moyse.
A blog opposed to property guardians, interesting academic work and case studies can be found here.
The charity in charge of maintaining the waterways of England and Wales.
The charity in charge of maintaining the waterways in Scotland.
A petition to battle the eviction of boat dwellers.
The Facebook group of boaters on the Kennet and Avon Canal, where the majority of interviews for this website were conducted.
A documentary offering an insight into the life of boaters on the Kennet and Avon Canal by Wendy Zakiewicz.
Facebook page of professional circus collective.
Bristol Post article about the Yard Arts group moving onto the land.
Shipping Container Conversion
A company in the UK that specialises in the conversion of shipping containers for a variety of purposes.
A Guardian article about the future of shipping container homes.
Shipping container homes for the homeless from the East London YMCA.
An inspiring documentary about tiny houses.
The largest UK company for constructing tiny houses.
American site dedicated to the tiny house movement.