Category Archives: AES Practical

2nd week of building

The 2nd week started with a lecture by Cordwood DIY builder Olle Hagman, taking us through the history of cordwood building, the development of the technique and how it’s being used today. Olle also joined us on site with some

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2nd week of building

The 2nd week started with a lecture by Cordwood DIY builder Olle Hagman, taking us through the history of cordwood building, the development of the technique and how it’s being used today. Olle also joined us on site with some

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Starting our Cordwood Workshop in Östertälje

Finally we start our Learn BIØN workshop in Cordwood. We have 4 weeks to build a boutique for the Eco-farmers in Östertälje. Our team is made up by participants from 9 different nationalities, it makes us a great diverse team

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Starting our Cordwood Workshop in Östertälje

Finally we start our Learn BIØN workshop in Cordwood. We have 4 weeks to build a boutique for the Eco-farmers in Östertälje. Our team is made up by participants from 9 different nationalities, it makes us a great diverse team

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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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#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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