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Designing with timber

timber house in the Field of Dreams, Findhorn FoundationThe Findhorn Foundation is a large community near Inverness. There is a strong emphasis on sustainable building.

designing with timber

Are the British inherently nervous of timber buildings? Does this go back to the Great Fire of London? Is this still valid considering how many […]

Straw Bale

A Modcell panel being craned into place at the trial house at Bath

Straw bale wall construction has moved into the limelight in the last decade. The insulation is quite good (though difficult to reach CSS code 6 or PassivhausSee more on the Passivhaus standard. The PassivHaus Institute has pioneered a standard for low […]