Researchers re-engineer cob into sustainable new building material CobBauge
Phase 1 of the CobBauge project. With a huge attendance of individuals from all areas of interest. The partners presented on the findings of the last years worth of research . The final event at Plymouth for Phase 1 of the CobBauge is enhanced by the CobBauge optimized mixes provoked vigorous discussion. Attended networking … Continued
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.
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
The CobBauge team getting together at the PnrMCB headquarters near Carentan in Normandy. We discussed progress, next steps, what can be done to spread the news about CobBauge. More information to come..
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…
We are pleased to have a stand at the High Performance Building’s Symposium at Plymouth University:
Want to know more about the Cobbauge project? An information meeting is proposed in Caen on Tuesday February 13th at 5 pm at ESITC-Caen. All project partners will present the context and objectives of this project. Thank you to register on the following link: https://goo.gl/forms/TYIjtQQyOy69tGE03
Returning to one of the modern cob buildings we visited during the project launch, the Dartington Cob House, we are now monitoring in-situ U-values at three different ‘lift’ levels. Monitoring will take place for three weeks before U-value analysis.
From the 9th to 13th of april, 2018, amàco organizes a professional training dedicated to the discovery of the technical and aesthetic qualities of cob. The training is intended for all construction professionals: architects, builders, companies, artists, researchers, teachers and material producers. Pre-registrations are open until December 22, 2017. http://www.amaco.org/webapp/website/website.html?id=101&read=true&pageId=1893
The CobBauge project was publicly presented on November 27, 28 and 29 at Plymouth University