sbuk’s video presentation from NSBRC’s Virtual Building Systems Workshop – Saturday 12th December 2020

SBUK’s Treasurer and Huff and Puff proprietor, Phil Christopher, took part in the (NSBRC) National Self Build and Renovation Centre‘s Virtual Building Systems Workshop in December (2020). A well executed presentation drawing in all of the topical points in ‘strawbuilding’ construction including, ‘load-bearing’, in-fill’,…

UPSTRAW – Building for change – Online training programme – Session 2

Happy New Year! Session 2 of the MOOC is now online. In keeping with the global advancement of online learning, the straw building project, UPSTRAW, has partnered with the sustainable platform, MOOC (Massive Open Online Courses) Offering free training, open to all, its is…

call for entries for ASBP 2021 Awards

ASBP Awards 2021 Supporters of enviromentally friendly building products ‘The Alliance for Sustainable Products’ (ASBP) are calling out for entries of their prestigious event, #ASBPAwards To say that it has been a tough year would be quite an understatement, and next year’s award is…

Tulse Hill Straw Bale Build

In the urban landscape of London, where land to build is scarce, and new build opportunities are few and far between, the area of Tulse Hill is fortunate to have within its community a construction that is currently taking place on epic proportions. Arguably,…

Come and see us on the @NaturalBuildUK stand G57, at @futurebuild: Today – Thursday!

Come and visit our director @JNaturalBuilder from @hartwyn and @NaturalBuildUK partners at @futurebuild : Stand G57

Next Members’ meeting: Friday 23rd March

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  Our next members’ meeting is: Friday 23rd March, 11am-3pm Venue: The Briar Rose (in the upstairs meeting room) Address: Bennetts Hill, Birmingham B2 5RE. New members are welcome & can join on the day: Join SBUK

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@EcoBuild_Now : Whose Regeneration Is It Anyway?

The complexities of housing on a large scale need to be redressed especially when the debate on inclusivity and construction materials are taken in wholeheartedly. Read our take of this discussion at EcoBuild 2017 and come and visit us at Stand F209 over the 3…

ASBP HEALTHY BUILDINGS CONFERENCE & EXPO 2017

Construction conferences in today’s economic climate are important not just in sorting the wheat from the chaff but in opening up the conversation. One of our founder members asked the question about challenging the perception that the mainstream has about ‘natural building’: why not…

ASBP Healthy Buildings Conference and Expo 2017. Early Birds last call!

A golden opportunity is available in constructing buildings, the healthy way. Whether your interest is in the performance, sustainability, or functionality of a building there is something here for everyone. Many aspects will be covered under one roof and this conference appeals to the…