Straw Works – its back and its even better

I was really excited to hear the seminar by Barbara Jones of Straw Works today at Ecobuild. Barbara set up Amazonails previously and it was through this company that I learnt to build using straw bales and helped to build an extension to the Old Music Hall in Oxford...

Wise Words from Bill Dunster

I listened to a seminar by Bill Dunster about the new Solar Zed roofs at Ecobuild today. These make a large reduction in the cost of installing solar because you are saving on the roofing material cost. This means that solar panels may only cost £80 per m2 extra or...