12 July 2019

Pioneering the Potential - Natural Building Materials across the Weald & Downland

Location: Symposium at Lewes Depot
Time: 9:30am - 6pm
Organiser: Fourth Door
Venue: Lewes Depot, Pinwell Lane, Lewes, BN7 2JS

A full day introduction to natural building materials featuring a morning symposium and afternoon coach tour visiting projects, and demonstrating Sussex’s pioneering natural building materials role and potential.


Morning - Seminar speakers include:

Anthony Thistleton - Waugh Thistleton Architects, the leading cross-laminated timber (CLT) architects

Craig White – from Bristol’s White Design and co-creator of Modcell straw cassette wall panels on the expanding the range of Bio-based material

David Saunders - Flimwell Woodland Enterprise Centre, pioneer of Sussex based timber building materials

Afternoon – Projects Tour – with lunch at Flimwell Woodland Enterprise Centre, plus visits to the Tobias Green Community housing project by Nicolas Pople Architects, and to In-Wood Developments, leading the making of locally sourced timber based construction materials.

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