Balancing nature with wooden building at Center Parcs Elveden Forest

Balancing nature with wooden building at Center Parcs Elveden Forest

The construction of three new Waterside Lodges at Center Parcs Elveden Forest is an ambitious architectural and engineering project. The stunning new lodges have been designed to compliment the woodland landscape in which they sit, while connecting guests with the surrounding natural environment. Wood was a natural choice of building

Don’t miss the big Straw bale gathering

Don’t miss the big Straw bale gathering

It’s not too late to book your place at the biggest UK straw-bale building event of 2018 this August in Swansea. Jeffrey Hart of Straw Bale UK (SBUK) tells us about how you can get involved, learning all about building with straw from an impressive line-up of speakers to hands-on

Make a date in your diary for Clayfest 2017

Clayfest 2017

CLAYFEST June 12th to 17th 2017 The renaissance of earth building in the UK reflects not only the beauty and utility of the material but also the pressures of rising building costs and the need for lower energy use and waste in building products. This is Earth Building UK and Ireland, EBUKI’s

Bauwer Insulated renders and plasters

Bauwer Insulated renders and plasters

Following major success with the product range in Central Europe, Bauwer Group has introduced its cost efficient, sustainable and environmentally friendly insulated render and plaster system to the UK. Thanks to volcanic glasses called Perlite and Vermiculite, it is the most cost-effective solution to insulate and level walls while improving

Simple, sustainable Cedar Barn

The Roof of Cedar Barn showing the solar panels

Cedar Barn is a traditional timber-framed family home located in Hanslope near Milton Keynes and is currently setting the benchmark for sustainability in conventional new-build housing.   Developer and builder Deluxe Developers worked closely with project architect, Milton Keynes based 3d Architects, Cedar Barn has achieved Level 6 of the Code for