Low Impact Homes Search For A Home in The Welsh Countryside

A cause celebre of the Welsh sustainable living movement is tired of fighting the planners.
February 17, 2004, 1pm PST | Zvi Leve
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Tony Wrench, one of Britain's most commited proponents of sustainable living has given up his five year struggle to live in a house made of wood, mud and straw hidden away in the Welsh woods. Mr Wrench believes that he "might have lost the battle but won the war. We have raised the profile of the debate, so now politicians realise there is a way of building low impact homes in the countryside under strict controls." The Welsh assembly is one of only two governments in the world to formally commit itself under law to promote sustainable development.

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Published on Sunday, February 15, 2004 in The Guardian Unlimited
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