Green Living is a team activity looking at the impact of housing developments on the environment and the community.
Participants design and produce a model layout of a sustainable mixed housing development as well as producing a tender document and a presentation of their ideas.
To encourage participants to consider some of the key themes involved in sustainable design, as well as introducing participants to some of the professional and management careers in construction.
There is emphasis on teamwork, time management, finance and presentation skills.
Audience (Recommended Age):
- Age 11- adult
- Activity can be adapted for younger audiences
Group Size: Participants should work in groups of 4 – 6 people.
The overall group size is restricted by the amount of time needed for each group to give a 2 minute presentation.
Further Information: For full details on the activity please see the Activity Cover Sheet which provides information on:
- Preparation and Resources Required
- Curriculum /Sector/Employability Skills Links
- Extension Activities
- Suggested Timetable
Download and use the 'Explore Housebuilding' size week activity in response to a 'real' problem in the house building sector.
General Activity Information:
Green Living – Power Point Presentation (Activity Lead notes)DOWNLOAD