This week we have been laying our car tyre foundations for our #BalesInWales cabin. We have chosen to use gabion basket foundations. Though our Gabion baskets are reclaimed car tyres. Car [...]
It is important to us to build with locally sourced materials. We have lots of clay, so are utilising that as much as possible. If this build were elsewhere in the country we would be choosing a [...]
Thermofloc is a natural floor insulation. Made from cellulose that has added minerals to make it fire retardant. It is simple to install and is much more affordable than any other natural [...]
What is embodied Energy? When we are talking about our design and material choices in a natural home, we often discuss the embodied energy. This can be defined as: Embodied energy is the energy [...]
Clayfest 2017, 12-17th June, Lincoln Castle, Lincoln, UK EBUKI have just announced this years’ Clayfest and conference. This year to be held in Lincoln, home of the ‘mud and [...]
What are the benefits of clay plaster? I sat down to write this article on the benefits of clay plaster. In searching for a suitable source image, found this article from Paul Fitzpatrick which [...]
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