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Contents:

 

1.1 Key-people identified:

  • Restorer Andre Shopman, renovation in wattle-and-daub
  • Builder Charles Thuijls - Leemwerk Vof
  • Carl Giskens – Tierrafino (co-founder of this plaster company)
  • Builder Christo Markham - Building Traditions (plasters, ovens, etc.)
  • Architect Ernst Israel, built an eco-project in straw-earth / terre-paille.
  • Rokus Oskam – producer and supplier of earthen building materials, exporter of CEB and CEB machinery.
  • Architect Sjap Holst, ECO-DESIGN arTchitecture (contemporary architecture)
  • Author Stefaan Ardui (co-author of the book 'Hedendaagse Leembouw' (Contemporary Earth Construction)

 

1.2 Key-institutions identified:

  • Network: SBR – Stichting Bouw Research (Enterprise Network) (contact: Sjap Holst)
  • Association: VIBA – Vereniging Integrale Biologische Architecthur (Dutch Association for Integral Biological Architecture)

 

1.3 Key-people contacted:

  • Andre Shopman, renovation in wattle-and-daub
  • Builder Charles Thuijls - Leemwerk Vof
  • Builder Christo Markham - Building Traditions (plasters, ovens, etc.)
  • Oskam v/f, producer of earthen building materials
  • Architect Sjap Holst, ECO-DESIGN arTchitecture

 

 

1.4 Sites identified:

  • Open Air Museum of Arnhem
  • Open Air Museum of Alphen aan den Ryn

 

1.5 Sites visited:

  • Open Air Museum of Arnhem
  • Vernacular architecture in the east of the country

 

1.6 Contributors to the cartography:

  • The Netherlands Open-Air Museum in Arnhem
  • Builder Charles Thuijls - Leemwerk Vof
  • Frans Van Oeveren – interested in vernacular architecture
  • Architect Sjap Holst - ECO-DESIGN arTchitecture, contemporary architecture

 

1.7 Notes:

  • National Conference being organised in the 17th of March 2011, at Tilburg, in the southwest of the Netherlands.
  • Ecovillage Brabant has been given a grant from the Dutch ministry of 120.000 euro to support their building project. (Earthships)
 
 
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