Oct. 19, 2021

Circular Economy in the Built Environment - Duncan Baker-Brown - BS061

Welcome back to Building Sustainability, this episode I'm joined by Architect , Academic , Author & Environmental Activist - Dunc…

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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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Aug. 2, 2021

Building with Renewable Materials - Craig White - BS054

This is the first of two episodes with Craig White of White Design, Modcell & Agile Homes. This episode focuses on Craig's design…

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July 22, 2021

A Straw Bale Catch Up - Phil Christopher - BS053

Phil Christopher is treasurer for SBUK as well as running Huff and Puff construction, specialising in straw bale construction. We…

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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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March 29, 2021

Regenerative Design - The Living Building Challenge - Martin Brown - …

Martin Brown joins me to discuss how we can make regenerative buildings. We discuss Martin's 'Zoom Regenerative' which was alongs…

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March 22, 2021

ByteSize - The magic of clay (Pt2) - Rowland Keable - BSBS003

This is part 2 of Rowland Keable of Earth Building UK & Ireland (EBUKI) & Rammed Earth Consulting giving us a byte size delve int…

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March 15, 2021

How Buildings are going to Save the World - Chris Magwood - BS044

I'm so pleased to be talking this week to Chris Magwood. Chris not only has a huge wealth of experience building straw bale homes…

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March 8, 2021

The magic of clay (Pt1) - Rowland Keable - BSBS002

Rowland Keable of Earth Building UK & Ireland (EBUKI) & Rammed Earth Consulting gives us a byte size delve into the magic that is…

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Feb. 15, 2021

Treating damp with Lime Plaster - Ben Kerslake - BS042

This week I am joined by Ben Kerslake from Carrington Lime . As well as a general geek out about lime, we mostly talk about how t…

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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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