TG Escapes Blog

The latest articles from the TG Escapes team. Read on to keep up to date on the latest innovations and stories in the world of modular eco building for education, business and residential.

Garden Room Interior Lighting Ideas

Lighting is perhaps one of the most overlooked elements of interior design and yet it is a vitally important component of a space’s practicality, not to mention the mood and ambience of a room and its energy efficiency. The right lighting can transform a garden room...

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NASEN Conference

Addressing Special Educational Needs at NASEN Live   “We believe that the best outcomes for children and young people with special educational and additional needs are secured by working together in partnership with schools, settings and colleges to influence...

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Young Minds Matter

Last week, Huffington Post launched their Young Minds Matter campaign. The Duchess of Cambridge is endorsing the project, acting as guest editor of a series of articles commissioned to highlight the extent of the problem of children’s mental health and the woeful...

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Garden Room Interior Design Ideas

“Design is a funny word. Some people think design means how it looks. But of course, if you dig deeper, it’s really how it works.” Steve Jobs   Of course, Steve Jobs was talking about electronic devices, but the same principle applies to buildings and the spaces in...

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Go Green Week

If you are not a student, next week’s Go Green Week will probably pass you by unnoticed. Spearheaded by People and Planet, a movement dedicated to calling students to action on poverty and the environment, next week sees its annual push to get students to take action...

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How to Design the Perfect Eco-classroom

A perfect eco-classroom is a fairly tall order and must fulfil many criteria if it is to be worthy of the title. For starters, the building must be genuinely environmentally friendly, from the materials and methods used in its construction and its energy efficiency...

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Building Design for Eco Classrooms

To learn and experience the outdoor environment you have to be out in it. Our climate dictates that we can’t sit outside under a fig tree in the shade all year, so where possible, ensure all the elements of the design is based around the philosophy of minimising the...

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Amazing Garden Gyms

One of the most commonly broken new year’s resolutions is to exercise more and get fit. Some of those who fail will have mentally committed themselves to a daily run or brisk walk: unfortunately, unless you live in the Southern hemisphere, January is never a good time...

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Kill the Commute Before It Kills You

This week, BBC Breakfast is sharing the findings of its recently commissioned survey of the UK’s 30 million plus commuters. It should come as no surprise that almost a quarter of them find it stressful, and this figure rises to well over a third (38%) for those who...

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Private Gym

As the festive party gathers apace, many of us are already noticing the odd pound creeping up and know that come the New Year we will, yet again, promise ourselves to ditch the Christmas excess. But before you hastily sign up for public gym membership and join the...

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Unbelievable Garden Rooms

Whilst it doesn’t yet feel quite cold enough for winter, there is no doubting the season’s arrival as rivers across the country burst their banks and the sun begins its descent ever earlier as we unavoidably inch towards the longest night. Once Christmas is over and...

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