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Dis-assembling The Theme Of Net Zero Architects

  Since the world-wide pandemic, people’s attitudes to Net Zero Architects has been analysed in many ways, and the literature generally, across the professions, would argue that, yes, people’s way of establishing a connection to Net Zero Architects has changed. When converting or re-using properties in the green belt, buildings should be of a local, visual or historical merit which generally means traditionally constructed stone buildings. However, brick/block structures of the late 19th and 20th century, for example former piggeries and poultry houses may also be suitable. In such cases, buildings should be of a permanent and substantial construction and should not be so derelict that they could only be brought back into use by substantial rebuilding. Over the last 25 years successive governments have weakened the legislation that underpins the Green Belt. Has this great experiment in enlightened planning policy outlived its usefulness? Or are there new purposes for op