biobased

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National straw networks

There is a strong network of straw bale construction - nationally and internationally. In many European countries constructio (...)

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[Webinar Series] Green Innovations Webinar Series – Smarter/IGBC

Date(s) - 28/04/2021 - 26/05/2021 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Discover innovative building materials and systems for creating quality (...)

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Owl Woods Passive House

3 bedroom plus study single-family home. Timber construction throughout. Inland regional location with cool winters and warm (...)

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Old Holloway straw passivhaus

Old Holloway is a private single family house in rural Herefordshire. It's a simple, modest, single storey dwelling with (...)

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The Takienta

The Takienta (Otammari construction) is the only one-story dwelling in the world built entirely of local materials. It is (...)

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Hastings Visitor Centre built with straw

The 'Bale House' is the new Visitor Centre in Hastings Country Park Nature Reserve, funded by Hastings Borough Council with (...)

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The biggest library dedicated to straw construction

The partners of the UP STRAW project have created a library of more than 400 publications dedicated to building with straw (...)

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Rural BioHeat Utilities – Best Practice

Establishing affordable and reliable biomass-based heat utilities in towns, villages and rural areas. At this Heat Academy (...)

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When materials match pedagogy and values : Educational institution Emmanuel d’Alzon

Interview with Sébastien Girardeau (Dauphins architecture). Having looked at your work and achievements since 2007, I noted (...)

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Low impact bio-based construction materials ready for the mass market

Construction industry stakeholders and policy makers gathered on 29 January in Brussels to discuss the potential of natural (...)

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TAIWAN - Bamboo Pavilion / ZUO STUDIO

Green building materials from Taiwan. Bamboo Pavilion, located in the fourth area of Fengyuan Huludun Park, is an exhibition (...)

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Survey: construction professionals’ practices and expectations for the SB&WRC prototypes of thermal insulant

As part of a call for projects launched by the Interreg VA France (Channel) England European Territorial Cooperation program (...)

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Bio-based houses are seducing Latin America

The use of natural materials is growing rapidly in Argentina and other South American countries. Technical progress and polic (...)

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What about GMOs in our homes?

Adopting biobased materials in home building can slash construction costs, but is Europe ready to put aside its fears about (...)

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Bio-based materials facing the challenges of the construction industry

The use of bio-based materials is often met with scepticism from architects, insurers and contractors in the construction (...)