EBUK 2014 Conference

We are excited to announce the Earth Building UK 2014 conference.

The conference will be held in the delightful Weston room at Norwich Cathedral on Friday 14th February 2014, and the theme is to be:

Training in Earth Building: From Design to Construction.

EarthBuildingUK 2014 Conference announcement PDF

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Theme

Earth Building in the UK is developing with new build and heritage projects protecting and enhancing our approaches to earth as a building material.  Skills are being developed for the design of earth buildings, the methods of construction and approaches to conservation.

The 2014 EBUK conference “Training in Earth Building: from design to construction” will be held in Norwich on 14th February 2014. The broad conference theme includes education and training in building with earth, training in the structural and thermal design of earth buildings, training in safe and reliable construction methods and in the appropriate use of earth as a building material.

The conference will showcase design, construction, conservation and research in the UK. Papers and presenters will engage with the conference theme and broader context of building with earth in the UK.

Location and Booking

The 2014 EBUK conference is in the Weston Room at Norwich Cathedral on 14th February.

Norwich is in the heart of the East Anglian earth building region, and the conference will be followed by tours to earth buildings in East Anglia, kindly hosted by Eartha.

More information and booking details to follow shortly – for now save the date!

First Call for Submission of Papers

We invite proposals from the earth building community that broadly align with the conference theme, and in particular to share experience of earth building design and construction, with reference to training, and enhancing the experience of building with earth.

We invite submission of short abstracts (c. 300-400 words). Abstracts must include author, title and affiliations. Those selected will be asked to produce full-length papers (c. 8 pages, including graphics, tables and references).

Deadline for abstract submission:     16th September

Abstracts for to be submitted to:      conference@ebuk.uk.com

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