Architecturally it seems that in the past it was common knowledge where to build and how to orientate buildings in the landscape and seamlessly blend both of them together. Feng Shui is a way to harmonise a building so that it works with you, nature and the energy of the universe.
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The Organic Farm – that’s not just a farm!
Paul’s roundwood framing experience!
Cave has been appointed by Hastings Borough Council to work with Groundwork South, the council and the community on a new sustainable, community built visitor centre in Hastings Country Park Nature Reserve. The new facility will aim to educate visitors about this unique part of the Jurassic coastline…
Sustainable and cost effective, timber frame builds can be very quick, simple and low impact, on both the environment and your wallet!
Eco conscious upgrades have a big return on investment. From water saving plumbing fixtures to tankless hot water heaters, investing in the earth can add value to your home.
Above you can see the recent developments at camp cob, lots of beautiful new carpentry and some expert cobbing from John and Pascaline! This year we’re going to be dealing with ‘Clay Mountain’ and yep you guessed it, making more bricks! For all of the many digging fans there will be lots for you to… Read more »
Caves eco village project in Malawi for our clients The Landirani Trust (soon to be renamed African Vision Malawi) has been coming on in leaps and bounds. Last year saw the first three buildings finished on site. The first building being a home for the security guard, the second a home for the project manager, the third pictured above is the Children’s creche and canteen, with indoor classroom/play space, dispensary, store and kitchen.
Good participation is when community, market and politics work together and collaborate to create the setting for place, the stage for daily life to happen. As practitioners, we need to ‘create’ inclusive design processes that allow local people to play a clear and direct role in informing changes in their own environment and making decisions throughout the projects development.
For the third year running, Cave is part of the Architect in the House scheme.
It is a collaboration between RIBA and Shelter. For a small donation to Shelter, you can have an RIBA architect give you a design consultation.