PIONEERING THE POTENTIAL 2021

Natural Building Materials across the Weald & Downland

We are pleased to be supporting this years Pioneering the Potential, an evening micro-symposium hosted by Fourth Door Research.

Talks, presentations and an exhibition focused on timber, demonstrating Sussex’s pioneering natural building materials role and potential.

Friday September 10th 2021, 18.00 – 21.00 at Studio Hardie Workshop* Studio Hardie, Unit 4, Phoenix Works, North St, Lewes, East Sussex BN7 2PE

*Seating will be appropriately spaced. The studio workshop is large and well ventilated. We would prefer face coverings to be worn inside.

Booking through Eventbrite. Free/Donations – pay what you can.

Symposium Speakers:

Steve Johnson (the Architecture Ensemble) and Chris O’Callaghan – Flimwell Park a new all-wood development showcasing local timber in Flimwell village.

George Fereday and Nick Meech Home Grown House + the Home Grown House demonstration projects exhibition.

John Russell (to be confirmed) – Foxwood Cruck Frame built from local thinnings.

Amy Hammond/Lantern Re-using urban and roadside wastewood, ash dieback and other wood destined for burning.

Lukas Imhof live on Zoom from Switzerland – on his engineered ash Ekkharthof Community Centre building.

Plus:

Fourth Door’s Annular wood and timber culture website relaunch will be part of the evening. Revisiting The Bio Base – Another opportunity to view Making Lewes’s 2014 the Bio Base exhibition.

More detailed information available via Fourth Door.

For further information please email editorial@fourthdoor.org or contact Sam Jenner (07884 006413)

Pioneering the Potential is hosted by Fourth Door Research in association with Making Lewes http://www.fourthdoor.org.

Photo credit: Flimwell Park Roland De Villiers/ShootLab

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