Earth Building UK & Ireland is a charity membership organisation for people interested in earth building. We bring together builders, academics, researchers, architects, engineers, manufacturers and many more to work in areas of common interest at a national and local level.
Living with the land
Our Aims are to:
Conservation: to promote the recognition, understanding and cultural significance of vernacular earth buildings
The Knowledge Base: to promote research into and the development of technical understanding of earthen materials, especially for practical applications in conservation and new earth construction techniques.
Skills: to foster the traditional skills base and promote the expansion of the skills base and the development of new techniques.
Networking: to represent earth building interests as an authoritative national body, fostering links to other relevant organisations, both within the U.K. and internationally.
New Build: to promote earth building in contemporary construction, through the development of new innovative products and techniques. To work towards the development of appropriate standards and testing methods.