Category Archives: AES Practical

#3. Design and Build with Cordwood

Design and Build with Cordwood is a 4 week building workshop. During the workshop we will build a cordwood building to suit the needs of the newly established organic farmers in Östertälje. Cordwood is a building technique that uses the

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#3. Design and Build with Cordwood

Design and Build with Cordwood is a 4 week building workshop. During the workshop we will build a cordwood building to suit the needs of the newly established organic farmers in Östertälje. Cordwood is a building technique that uses the

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In Portugal for the 1st BI0N Workshop!

AES has gone to Montemor-o-Novo to learn how to build with compressed earth blocks together with the experts in Oficinas do Convento.  The 4 week workshop will focus on earth construction, and started out with a theoretical and practical framework understanding the material. The workshop

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In Portugal for the 1st BI0N Workshop!

AES has gone to Montemor-o-Novo to learn how to build with compressed earth blocks together with the experts in Oficinas do Convento.  The 4 week workshop will focus on earth construction, and started out with a theoretical and practical framework understanding the material. The workshop

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Cordwood: First Test 1:1

We left the city and spent the weekend at the coast in Sörmland, where we could do a 1:1 experiment in Cordwood building. We found all materials locally at the site.   First excavating the clay from the ground, the

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Cordwood: First Test 1:1

We left the city and spent the weekend at the coast in Sörmland, where we could do a 1:1 experiment in Cordwood building. We found all materials locally at the site.   First excavating the clay from the ground, the

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Cordwood model making

We made some small models of a Lomax corner (load bearing), and wall-filling frames to experiment on possible designs. The small plaster models took our ideas one step further.

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Cordwood model making

We made some small models of a Lomax corner (load bearing), and wall-filling frames to experiment on possible designs. The small plaster models took our ideas one step further.

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Introduction and collaboration workshop

We would like to invite Newly Arrived Architects and others, to participate in planning, designing and building in Cordwood. A collaborative project with a practical building workshop during this year. Come and listen to the introduction and get creative with

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Introduction and collaboration workshop

We would like to invite Newly Arrived Architects and others, to participate in planning, designing and building in Cordwood. A collaborative project with a practical building workshop during this year. Come and listen to the introduction and get creative with

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Apply to participate in the first BIØN workshop

Join the BIØN building workshops, the application just opened! The first course is in Portugal, teaching the compressed earth block (CEB) technique. The workshop runs for 4 weeks in Montemor-o-Novo, Portugal by Oficinas do Convento. This workshop is part of an ongoing

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Apply to participate in the first BIØN workshop

Join the BIØN building workshops, the application just opened! The first course is in Portugal, teaching the compressed earth block (CEB) technique. The workshop runs for 4 weeks in Montemor-o-Novo, Portugal by Oficinas do Convento. This workshop is part of an ongoing

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Eco-farmers in Telje – Our new partners

We have been searching for a partner for our proposed workshop in the BI0N network, and we can now proudly introduce the collaboration with Eko-odlarna i Telje (Eco-farmers in Telje). Eco-farmers in Telje is a social enterprise that grows organic

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Eco-farmers in Telje – Our new partners

We have been searching for a partner for our proposed workshop in the BI0N network, and we can now proudly introduce the collaboration with Eko-odlarna i Telje (Eco-farmers in Telje). Eco-farmers in Telje is a social enterprise that grows organic

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