Category: Europe

BASEhabitat’s Activities

You want to know more about the work of BASEhabitat? Read through our Annual Report 2014/15. It shows our activities in the fields of education, projects and network. www.basehabitat.org University of Art and Design Linz Hauptplatz 6 4010 Linz, Austria

BASEhabitat Inernational Summer School

ON MODERN EARTHEN ARCHITECTURE AND BAMBOO CONSTRUCTIONS will take place in Austria from 18. July – 1. August 2016 Learning by doing – experiment in PRACTICAL WORKSHOPS how to build with earth and bamboo. MATERIAL SCIENCE classes show details about sustainable building materials. In THEORY...

EBUKI Ireland Inaugural Conference

To celebrate the growth of EBUKI and incorporation of Ireland we will be hosting an inaugural conference in Sligo, Ireland. This conference, organised in association with IT Sligo,  will include talks as well as demonstrations that will be accessible to all that are either currently...

Conferencia “La caña como material de construcción: interpretación e innovación en la arquitectura contemporánea”

Desde la Cátedra UNESCO de Arquitectura de tierra, culturas constructivas y desarrollo sostenible os enviamos la información relativa a la primera conferencia del ciclo de este curso 2015-2016. La conferencia tendrá lugar el viernes 02 de octubre a las 13h en la Sala de Proyecciones...

Project SOStierra

The research project SOStierra “Restoration and rehabilitation of the traditional earthen architecture in the iberic peninsula” is concentrating on the possibilities of sustainable restoration and rehabilitation remaining respectful of the traditional earthen architecture. For more information: http://sostierra.blogs.upv.es/

PIRATE : Fournir les instructions et les ressources pour l’évaluation et la formation dans la construction en terre

Ce projet Européen, soutenu par le programme de financement Leonardo da Vinci (dédié à la formation professionnelle), rassemble 18 partenaires de 8 pays, dont l’objectif commun est d’introduire le matériau et les procédés de construction en terre dans la formation initiale et continue des professionnels...

Earth Building UK and Ireland conference and workshop week: CLAYFEST June 8th to 13th 2015

Earth Building UK EBUK have run successful conferences around the country for the past 8 years. This year we are raising our goals and running four days of workshops followed by a conference and tours of local earth buildings. The renaissance of earth building in...

Festival Archi Matières

Le Pays Voironnais organise le festival Archi Matières du 8 au 14 juin 2015. L’Atelier Alba réalisera une installation en terre crue avec une performance musicale et dansée (Troupe Processus Vital) qui aura lieu lors du décoffrage de la pièce, le samedi 13 Juin de...

Clay plaster – come and learn

Clay Plaster training material has been brought into Estonia, Finland and Sweden in the “Northern Clay Plaster Project, Professional Qualification for Working with Natural and Sustainable Building Materials”, shortly NCPP. For more information : www.northernclay.eu Using earth or clay as building material has a century old...

Réhabiliter le bâti ancien en Dombes

Cette plaquette, destinée au grand public, concerne la réhabilitation du bâti ancien en Dombes. Les auteurs expliquent comment améliorer le confort d’une maison ancienne, comment l’isoler, quels matériaux utiliser et qui contacter pour intervenir sur ce type de bâti. PACCOUD, Grégoire, GÉNIS, Léa, 2014. Réhabiliter...

Two new exhibitions on earth construction in Paris

Two new exhibitions on earth construction in Paris starting in December ! Grains de Bâtisseurs Building with earth, from material to architecture From December 13th 2014 to March 14th 2015 Considering sand castles in a different way     L’Espace des Sciences Pierre-Gilles de Gennes hosts...

International conference on vernacular heritage, sustainability and earthen architecture

VerSus 2014 | 2nd Mediterra | 2nd ResTAPIA VerSus 2014 is an International Conference on the Lessons from Vernacular Heritage for Sustainable Architecture. The conference themes are the study of vernacular architecture and its mechanisms for sustainability, the conservation and restoration of vernacular architecture and...

Partners and members of the UNESCO Chair Earthen Architecture

The UNESCO Chair “Earthen architectures, constructive cultures and sustainable development” was created in 1998 at the initiative of UNESCO. It is managed by the Research Unit-LABEX AE & CC and CRAterre-ENSAG laboratory, as a center of excellence, in the Grenoble’s school of architecture (ENSAG). It...

Chaire UNESCO – Terre

La Chaire UNESCO Architectures de terre, cultures constructives et développement durable, a été inaugurée en octobre 1998 à l’École d’Architecture de Grenoble, créée à l’initiative de la Division de l’Enseignement Supérieur de l’UNESCO. Elle est pilotée par l’Unité de recherche-Labex AE&CC et son laboratoire CRAterre-ENSAG...