Pioneering the Potential:
Natural Building Materials across the Weald & Downland
A symposium and projects tour hosted by Fourth Door Research in Lewes, Sussex.
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.
Symposium at Depot 09.00 to12.00 at Depot, followed by a projects tour 12 to 18:00
Seminar speakers include:
Anthony Thistleton - WaughThistleton Architects, the leading Cross Laminated Timber (CLT) architects
David Saunders - from the Flimwell Woodland Enterprise Centre, pioneer of Sussex based timber building materials
Cany Ash - AshSakula Architects on their exemplar natural building materials housing and integrating green roof garden terraces at scale.
Ben Bosence - Barcombe’s Local Works new experiments in local materials,
Lunch at Flimwell Woodland Enterprise Centre, plus visits to the Tobias Green Community project by Nicolas Pople Architects, and to In-Wood Developments, leaders in the making of locally sourced timber-based construction materials.
The coach will return to Lewes Station by 18.00.
Cost £50.00 for full day symposium and projects visit (including lunch and coach tour) £20 student concession, and a limited number of free tickets for Lewes residents.