Clay Oven Workshop 5th and 6th February 2014 – Chiang Dao, Thailand At this workshop we’ll be building an oven for the Juergen and Mem – the master bakers of Chiang Dao! After completing this hands-on workshop you’ll have the confidence to build a clay oven in w
If you’re travelling in South-East Asia this winter then come and join EcoRefab; Maggi McKerron; and Earth, Hands and Houses for natural building workshops in Chiang Dao, Thailand. Click here for full workshop content and prices…..or contact firstname.lastname@example.org for
We have recently returned from working on a pioneering rice husk build in Northern Thailand. Our friend and colleague Maggi McKerron has lived in Thailand all her adult life. She has some land in Chiang Dao where she is planning to construct several rice husk domes, to rent out and li
EcoRefab visits the Building Research Establishment (BRE) at Watford – for a tour of the Victorian Terrace Refurbishment and other buildings in the Innovations Park. The Victorian Terrace, a former stable block – an example of a pre-1919 solid walled building, has had its energy perfo
Last week we applied the insulating layer to the clay oven at the Garden House – and this week we’ll apply the final plaster coat. The oven has already proved to be a great teaching and eating resource!
We’ve been working throughout he summer on a large refurbishment of a flat in Fourth Avenue in Hove. A flexible approach was agreed with the client, where we’ve completed appropriate levels of preparation and finish at different stages of the refurbishment.
Our client in Haywards Heath, West Sussex, is very happy with the low maintenance finish we’ve applied to the new fascias and soffits on her bungalow. The opaque stain we’ve used won’t flake of peel like conventional exterior finishes – hence lengthening the maintenance cycle.