Ruth Busbridge, Jan 2009 AcknowledgementsThesis, MSc Architecture: Advanced Environment and Energy Studies
I would like to express my thanks to the team on the MSc for their excellent tuition andsupport. In particular, I am grateful to Mike Thompson for provoking us and forcing us tochallenge every assumption; and to Ranyl , my tutor, for his help and enthusiasm, andcopious feedback.My thanks are also due to Tarmac for supplying me with a generous free sample of quicklime, and to Coleford Brick Company in the Forest of Dean, in particular to TimWalton, for supplying me with clay and a warm welcome. To Pete Lawley for introducingme to the joys of quicklime and showing me that it isn’t as scary as it sounds. To my fellowMSc students for sharing their ideas, essays and theses. To Jane Horton for her generousand helpful proofreading.Finally, I am indebted to my partner Brett, for his proofreading, patience, support , and histolerance of hemp-clay chaos.