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Earth Building UK Conference 2012 December 21, 2011

Filed under: Britain,Building materials — naturalbuild @ 4:34 pm

For those of you in the UK there is a really interesting conference in a few weeks time in York. The organisation Earth Build UK  is having a conference on ‘The use of earth and clay plasters’. The organisation aims to promote and support building with earth in the UK by:

  • promote earth building in contemporary construction
  • assist the recognition, understanding and significance of earth buildings
  • foster traditional skills and promote new technologies
  • network our membership to promote earth building locally, nationally and internationally
  • research and develop technical understanding
  • share experience and knowledge through a program of seminars and annual conferences.

The conference is on 13th January and includes talks by Tom Morton (Arc Architects http://www.arc-architects.com/), Annabel Fawcus (EarthedWorld http://earthedworld.co.uk/), Ben Gourley (University of York), Nigel Copsey (Earth, Stone and Lime company http://www.nigelcopsey.com/), Andrew Heath (BRE Centre for Innovative Construction Materials, University of Bath http://www.bath.ac.uk/bre/), Adam Weismann and Katy Bryce (Clayworks http://www.clay-works.com/), Barbara Jones (Straw Works http://strawworks.co.uk/) and Neil May (Natural Building Technologies www.naturalbuilding.co.uk).

The conference fee for EBUK members is £42.00. This includes refreshments and lunch. If you are not already an EBUK member the conference fee is £63.00 (this includes a full year’s membership of EBUK).

 

One Response to “Earth Building UK Conference 2012”

  1. I definitely attend this conference.


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