The FR building is being covered for the winter…

18 months after the previous visit, the press returns to the site to discover a building that is nearing completion.

Monitoring of the pilot building FR

The removal and settlement measures on the French site are being completed under a beautiful Normandy sun.

Construction begins on innovative CobBauge research building

Facility set to be ‘living lab’ for new cob material

EU Regions Week – 13rd October 2021

The Faculty’s own ‘CobBauge Project’ has been invited to present at the #EURegionsWeek on Wednesday 13 October at 08:30 (BST), 09:30 (CEST).

RIBA’s Smart Practice Conference 2021

29 & 30 of September : RIBA’s Smart Practice Conference 2021

Work begins on UK prototype

Works has begun on UK prototype

6th lift of the French prototype complete

The building of the CobBauge pilot in France has now started again.

‘Sustainable Earth 2021’ presentation by Steve Goodhew

Steve Goodhew will be presenting on CobBauge at Sustainable Earth 2021.

Earth-Plant Mixtures: the time of recognition

The 100% independant newspaper La Maison Ecologique wrote about us in its edition n°123.

CobBauge featured in the INTERREG F(M)A June newsletter

We are pleased to announce that CobBauge is featured in the June newsletter.

CobBauge participation to Plymouth University Research Festival 2021

Subscribe to Plymouth University Research Festival 2021 on July, 1st.

New photos available from the CobBauge promotion video

The final video is coming! (very soon)

Saving the earth

The use of rammed earth in British architecture is on the rise. How can this ancient technique be used in modern building projects?

New CobBauge video

A new CobBauge video was produced by Nikolay Nikolov and is published by Mashable.

New scientific publication

We are pleased to announce a new publication, ‘Improving the thermal performance of earthen walls to satisfy current building regulations’  available at Elsevier Science.

Course for tomorrow’s builders

Raphaël Rattier teaches the CobBauge builders of tomorrow at the Paul Gernez school as part of ‘Villes Creative 2021’ organized by Territoires Pionniers I Maison de l’architecture-Normandie.

All the best for the year 2021!

Passion, innovation and sharing are the ingredients for a year 2021 placed under excellence.The whole team thanks you for your confidence.

Virtual International Clayfest 2020

The virtual Clayfest 2020 was a complete success, with Tom Morton from EBUKI giving a presentation and the University of Plymouth providing a live workshop to the viewers.”

Tests exposed to the full force of the Plymouth winter

The idea is to create a render that will bond to the light earth element of Cobbauge while also being durable and flexible over time and workable on a large commercial scale. Good job we like a challenge!

07.10.20 Podcast part 2

En[quête] d’Architecture continues to promote the CobBauge project with the second part of last month’s podcast

Fibra exposition @Caen

From October 14, 2020 to January 17, 2021, the CAUE du Calvados and Le Pavillon in Caen are questioning the potential of fast-growing plants.

@Plymouth | A large scale wall build

A great couple of days were spent in the civil engineering labs starting our large scale wall build here at the University of Plymouth at the end of August.

Podcast on September 9th

[En]quête d’architecture gives you an appointment on September 9th for a new architectural nugget: we decipher the project #CobBauge !!!!

The press tour of 07.07.20 on video

Because you were impatiently waiting for it, here is the video made by ESITC Caen during the CobBauge press visit on July 7th on the PnrMCB website.