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1.1 Key-people identified:

Key individuals (researchers, conservation officers...)

  • Charles Augarde, Deputy Head of Faculty (Postgraduate) in the Faculty of Science, Senior Lecturer in the School of Engineering and Computing Sciences, Durham University
  • Louise Cooke, Archaeologist, Member of the Board of Directors of Earth Building UK (EBUK)
  • Dirk Bouwens, from the interest group EARTHA
  • John Hurd, International Conservation Director for Global Heritage Fund, President of the ICOMOS International Scientific Committee for Earthen Architectural Heritage [ISCEAH]
  • Paul Jaquin, Expert Member of the ICOMOS-ISCEAH
  • Larry Keefe and Ray Harrison, from the interest group DEBA
  • Paul Oliver, Architectural historian
  • Diane Rowsell, Weald and Downland Open Air Museum
  • Lisa Shekede, Expert Member of the ICOMOS-ISCEAH
  • Peter Walker, Professor of Innovative Construction Material, Head of Group: Civil Engineering, Director of Research: BRE Centre for Innovative Construction Materials, Bath University
  • Linda Watson, Centre for Earthen Architecture-University of Plymouth-Faculty of Arts-School of Architecture & Design




1.2 Key-institutions identified:



Universities and research centres


Interest groups


Corporate bodies

  • Engineers Ove Arup and Partners (research)
  • Hanson and Ibstock (production of green (unfired) bricks for the mass market)





1.3 Contributors to the cartography:

  • Dr Louise Cooke


1.4 Notes:

  • This report of earth building in the UK is only a very brief summary of current practice. It has been completed thanks to Louise Cooke in collaboration with John Hurd, and the directors of Earth Building UK including Charles Augarde, Paul Jaquin, Peter Walker, Rowland Keable. It’s a collaborative work in which you can participate suggesting us any information that could be mentioned here ( Cette adresse email est protégée contre les robots des spammeurs, vous devez activer Javascript pour la voir. ).
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