Clayfest 2018

Dr Jim Carfrae (Plymouth University) presents a Pop up on the Interreg Project CobBauge to this year’s EBUKI Clayfest – International Festival of Earthen Architecture in Wexford, Ireland.

Construction of a wall (Caen)

Building of a 2x2m wall to put in the ESITC Caen climate chamber during the event “Fête de la Science” 2018: Preparation of the wall     After a few hours of labour Presentation of cob to high school students  

Test scale 1

Conducting a second wall to test a more regular implementation of the insulating part was an opportunity to test an idea to dry the wall more quickly. Can a slight airflow in the middle of the wall allow this? To be continued…  

The CobBauge project officially launched

The CobBauge project was publicly presented on November 27, 28 and 29 at Plymouth University

Kick-off meeting: Save the date!

Invitation to the launch of an exciting new research project the 28th November 2017 in Plymouth

Clayfest 2018, 24-29 September 2018

Clayfest 2018 will take place on September 2018 at the Irish National Heritage Park in Ireland

The new CobBauge project has been approved!

We are pleased to announce the CobBauge project has been approved by the Interreg V A FCE Programme.