24 May '13, 9pm

A New Model for Testing Building Fabrics: Green Build Hub #greenbuilding

A New Model for Testing Building Fabrics: Green Build Hub #greenbuilding

In a green corner of the UK a new project is underway, called the Green Build Hub. The Green Build Hub will be the home of experimental building materials and techniques, a “living laboratory” that will never be ‘finished’. Instead it will be rebuilt constantly, in order to question new materials and try out installation techniques. The CEO is a man named Paul Bright, a master carpenter who believes building fabrics are the key to sustainable architecture. The materials and methods being tested at the GBH might be (a) newly developed, or they might be (b) traditional but being deployed in new ways. Performance will be observed and recorded over a period of time, and then dismantled so that others can be tested. To most people this will be a new concept – and surely a monument to renewable, sustainable building should be tweaked, amended, rebuilt often. Here is a photo of P...

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