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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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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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International Online Conference of CoMS 2020/21

The CoMS 2020 International Conference has been renamed to COMS 2020/21 and will take place online from 20 to 21 April 2 (...)

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Straw now integrated into BIM

12 walls representative of the main current practices in straw construction were modelled in BIM. The walls were described (...)

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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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Green and Lean Methodology Reduces Building Costs

Lean methodology dates back to the end of World War 2, when Japanese factory owners started adopting American production (...)

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2 questions to … Laurent Germain, Chief executive of EGIS

As the leader in engineering, project structuring, as well as in building and infrastructure exploitation, EGIS has been (...)

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Humanscapes Habitat

The “HUMANSCAPES HABITAT" is an applied research and demonstration project of Sustainable and Integrated Urban Living for (...)

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EnDurCrete project: 4th newsletter

We are happy to share our 4th newsletter of EnDurCrete project.  In this edition you can take a look to Casting of EnDurCrete (...)

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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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Principles for a sustainable built environment / DGNB Registered Professional Training

  Fact check: 90% of our time is spent indoors 54% of waste comes from the construction sector 40% of global greenhouse (...)