Vapour permeability of clay plasters

We have added Sally Marieke’s paper and presentation at the EBUK 2014 conference. A study of the effects of fine hemp shiv and cow dung additives on the thermal performance and vapour permeability of clay plasters.  http://www.ebuk.uk.com/2014-conference/

UNESCO Chair in Earthen Architecture website

Another useful resource for earth building. From the website… The Books of the UNESCO Chair – Terre are published by member institutions of the “UNESCO Chair Earthen Architecture, constructive cultures and sustainable development” and its UNITWIN network. The Books present the member institutions and their scientific and educational advances in …

Land of mud and glory …

Thanks to everyone who filled out our EBUK Map at the Norwich Conference.               What we would like to do now is to add these details to the Cartoterra initiative by CraTerre which is mapping earth buildings around the world.Anthony Goode also shared this wonderful map of the …

Earth Construction in Higher Education

If you teach any aspect of earth construction, in engineering, architecture, surveying or construction management then we would like to hear from …

EBUK 2014 post conference tour

Earth Building UK 2014 Post-Conference Tour around Norfolk On the 14th and 15th February, Earth Building UK held our annual conference in …

Turf Building in Iceland

EBUK director Tom Morton recently visited Iceland to learn about turf building. Here is a short film about the project.