Category: Science of earth material

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...

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...

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...

BASEhabitat Summer School 2014

BASEhabitat International Summer School

The second BASEhabitat Summer School ON MODERN EARTHEN ARCHITECTURE AND BAMBOO CONSTRUCTIONS will take place in Austria from 14.-28.07.2014 Topics: Learn in theory classes about material science, seismology, history and future of earchten and bamboo architecture Try out in practical workshops how to build with...

World Heritage Series n°36 Earthen Architecture in Today’s World

As announced in UNESCO Web site, “This publication gives an overview of the state of conservation of World Heritage earthen architecture sites as well as outlining the various activities undertaken during the first period of the WHEAP Programme. It reflects on the challenges facing earthen...

Ouverture des inscriptions au DSA “Architecture de terre” du Laboratoire CRAterre de l’ENSAG

Le DSA “Architecture de terre” est une formation post-master valorisée par un diplôme national de spécialisation et d’approfondissement, délivré par le ministère de la Culture et de la Communication de France. La formation s’inscrit dans les activités de la Chaire UNESCO “Architecture de terre”, visant...

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...