Households declare

Energising our buildings has never become more important than now. The savvy among you would have been content to be up to speed with an ‘EPC’ or ‘U-Value’ but nowadays, the general public in the UK are seeing terminologies such as, ‘Whole House Approach’,…

job: sbuk secretary role

We have a vacancy on our Board. For a full specification of the role, please see and apply here: SBUK Secretary Good luck!

building the future studio 3 arts community centre

The School of Natural Building are working with Studio 3 Arts to build an extension on their community centre. Designed by architects company, Citizens Design Bureau and built by GPF Lewis and Wellspring Architecture, this is a transformation in London’s Barking and Dagenham. Read…

european strawbale gathering (ESBG) – sbuk webinar 2021

The full video of our ESBG webinar 2021 is now available here: click on a timestamp below, or, on one of the images to go to directly to a chapter 00:00 History of ESBG & introduction to SBUK’s webinar by Cypren Edmunds 07:29 StrawBale…

architect climate action network – video of masterclass: straw

Now online for you to view at your leisure is the ‘Straw’ Masterclass we took part in last month. Thank you ACAN 🙌 đź’š for the platform to speak about this beautiful, natural material & to all speakers who participated. Click on the image…

ESBG 2021: Feedback Form

How did we do? Click image below to fill out quick survey. Thank you!

ESBG 2021 – SBUK Presenters: barbara jones

‘Cement Free Foundations’ Saturday 31st July 1035 – 1135 BST online (Zoom) ‘Straw and Building Regulations’ Saturday 31st July 1225 – 1245 BST online (Zoom) Barbara Jones is a strawbale building guru having set up construction companies Straw Works, and Amazon Nails. She is…

ESBG 2021 – SBUK Presenters: paul jennings

‘Airtighness’ Saturday 31st July 1400 – 1420 BST online (Zoom) Paul Jennings of Aldas, is the most experienced airtightness tester and consultant in the UK, and, with over 30 years’ experience originated the “Airtightness Champion” concept. He developed the 12 Steps to Airtightness approach to enable…

ESBG 2021 – SBUK Webinar

Saturday 31st July 1000-1540 BST online (Zoom) ESBG events start on Friday and finish on Sunday. The full schedule of ESBG events is viewable here: https://strawbuilding.eu Sign up for tickets using this link and on Friday and Saturday morning you will be sent information on…

ESBG 2021 – SBUK Presenters: chris hawker

‘Straw Building Project Examples’ Saturday 31st July 1155 – 1225 BST online (Zoom) Chris Hawker is a founder and co-director of Hawkland Ecological Construction, along with his business partner David Copeland.  Hawkland specialise in the use of appropriate materials, with a focus on sustainability…