Sept. 2, 2021

Vernacular Crafts in Earth Pt2 - Alex Gibbons - BS58

Part two of the conversation with earth builder Alex Gibbons. Applications for the SPAB fellowship close on the 14th of September…

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Sept. 2, 2021

Vernacular Crafts in Earth Pt1 - Alex Gibbons - BS57

Part one of the conversation with earth builder Alex Gibbons in which we discuss his route into mud building, old buildings, the …

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Aug. 18, 2021

Historical Turf Construction - Daniel Postma - BS056

Daniel Postma is natural builder who has come to it from an interesting background - Archeology. Daniel is a specialist in tradi…

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June 8, 2021

Cut the Craft - Amy Umbel & Brien Beidler - BS050

Something a bit special for episode 50 of the Building Sustainability Podcast. This is a reciprocal episode with Amy Umbel and Br…

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April 26, 2021

Biophilic Design - Bill Browning & Catie Ryan - BS047

This week I am incredibly excited to be joined by Bill Browning and Catie Ryan from Terrapin Bright Green to discuss biophilic de…

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April 12, 2021

Plants and Colour - Flora Arbuthnott - BS046

This week I'm joined by Flora Arbuthnott from www.plantsandcolour.co.uk . Having met Flora a few years ago, I was keen for her to…

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April 5, 2021

ByteSize - Women in the workshop - Flo Hamer - BSBS004

Flo Hamer talks to us about women on the workshop, drawing on her personal experiences. Flo was my guest on our most popular Buil…

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Feb. 1, 2021

Willow Coffins - Weaving life into death - Caz Ingall - BS041

This episode I'm talking with Caz Ingall, who is a willow coffin weaver. We talk, not just of the process of weaving a vessel to …

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Jan. 18, 2021

How to grow chairs on trees - Full Grown - Alice & Gavin Munro

We at Full Grown are developing an elegant, bio-facturing process that emits oxygen, absorbs CO2 and whose byproducts sustain the…

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Nov. 23, 2020

Earth Building a trainee's perspective - Kit Jones & Anna Castilla Vi…

Earth Building is a tricky industry to get into. We wanted to find out about the training available to those wanting to get into …

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Nov. 23, 2020

Earth Building a trainee's perspective - Miki Z & Jamie Ingle

Earth Building is a tricky industry to get into. We wanted to find out about the training available to those wanting to get into …

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Sept. 20, 2020

Orchard Barn Reinstatement - Sarah Partridge - BS30

Orchard Barn is a community project in Suffolk to restore and reinstate a beautiful barn, and now the reinstatement of our 1580 S…

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Aug. 24, 2020

Clay plastering in Japan Pt1 - Emily Reynolds - BS27

Emily Reynolds is apprenticing as a clay plasterer in Japan. We have a big old geek out at the techniques, methods and recipes u…

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Aug. 24, 2020

Clay plastering in Japan Pt2 - Emily Reynolds

Emily Reynolds is apprenticing as a clay plasterer in Japan. We have a big old geek out at the techniques, methods and recipes u…

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June 30, 2020

New Wood Culture - Barn the Spoon

The second of our 'Barn the Spoon' double bill. In this episode Barn talks about 'New Wood Culture' - A holistic approach to work…

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