Joined by expert speakers, we discuss how Passivhaus works with natural materials, whether airtight buildings can be breathable, and how healthy is a passivhaus
Including inspirational messages from Armelle Breuil (XR + ACAN Norway), Vivek Gilani (ACAN India) and James Thomas (Insulate Britain)
We will be joined by experts building, designing and even inventing with this powerful fast growing carbon sequestering material
An evening with expert speakers:
Rowland Keable - EBUKI & Rammed Earth Consulting
Tom Morton - Arc Architects
Becky Little - EBUKI & Rebearth
Paul Mallion - Conker Conservation
Clare Whitney - Clayworks
Join us as we ask our panelists: "Does building with natural materials cost more?" and "Are natural materials durable?"
An evening with experts in straw construction with a showcase of the material in action including case studies and a virtual site visit
Launching the Natural Materials monthly event series with an introduction to building with timber, earth, straw, hemp, lime and natural fibres.
AYE WE CAN!
ACAN Scotland discussed 'what works?' to affect positive change.
A STOCK TAKE - WHAT NEXT?
A discussion on what the priorities are now in seeing a National Retrofit Strategy come into existence on domestic retrofit.
RIBA STAGE 8
This was an expert-led online lunchtime discussion on how to apply Circular Economy principles into UK construction projects, with a focus on RIBA Stage 8: Demolition.
RIBA STAGE 7
This was an expert-led online lunchtime discussion on how to apply Circular Economy principles into UK construction projects, with a focus on RIBA Stage 7: Use.
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