The Cave Co-operative is an architectural practice specialising in sustainable architecture. We are passionate about caring for our environment and most of all, for using natural building materials in our projects. Cave brings out the full potential of your project, due to it’s wealth of experience and innovative design solutions. Because we care about you and our planet we do this while minimising your environmental impact.

Working as a team

Cave Enjoys a close relationship with our clients and offers a high level of service. We understand the importance of good communication and the sharing of ideas. As a result Cave achieves original, high quality proposals that are delivered on time and within budget.

Sustainable architecture

At Cave we believe passionately about the importance of sustainability, not just in the buildings that we design, but in the way we work with our clients, in our community and with society as a whole.

Latest Blog

Roundwood framing update – ecohut

Since last year’s blog on Adrian Leaman’s roundwood timber framing course, I have had the pleasure to be involved with the live project of fellow roundwooder Ellen Scrimgeour. This is the construction of a small shelter for children from Highgate Primary School to use at their self-maintained allotment site nearby. The building will be used… Read more »

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Featured Project

RSPB - Coombes Valley

This project was a collaboration between Cave and Amazonails. The Coombes valley RSPB group had an existing outdoor classroom building made of timber frame and straw, with a green roof and rammed car tyre foundations. The client asked Cave to help them convert and extend this building.

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