CobBauge

Earth Field Tests For CobBauge Buildings
Breaking, Shrinking, Swelling, Smelling. Strips, Jars & Cigars... As part of our first-of-its-kind CobBauge house, our team has been learning about the earth field tests for CobBauge buildings! With the support of our European and UK partners, this has involved completing more than 10 different in-house tests on two types of local earth material sourced […]
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A Day With The CobBauge Building Specialists!
On the eve before work commenced on the UK's first ever CobBauge home, members of both the Hudson Architects and Grocott and Murfit teams spent a day with Cob & CobBauge building specialists Paul Barclay and his son Sol; learning how to make the perfect CobBauge mix. An insightful training day thoroughly enjoyed by all! […]
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Hemp, Earth and Water: We’re Building The UK’s First CobBauge Home 
Hudson Architects has secured planning permission for the UK’s first domestic CobBauge building in Fakenham, Norfolk. This follows the success of the CobBauge Research Building at the University of Plymouth. Our clients for the project are specialist Norfolk building contractors Grocott & Murfit who we collaborated with on recently-completed Coast House. Together, we will be […]
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Architectural Highlights of 2021
It has been a year of projects and initiatives that we are immensely proud of and so today we are sharing some of the architectural highlights! A staggered return to the office at the beginning of 2021 rapidly accelerated into firing on all pistons here at Hudson Architects HQ! We've been busy across the board […]
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CobBauge Underway at Plymouth University
The CobBauge research building at The University of Plymouth is well underway! Located next to the University’s Sustainability Hub, it will be the first of its kind in the UK and will act as a 'living lab' for CobBauge. The 32-square-metre building, located next door to the University’s Sustainability Hub, will be the first of its […]
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We must build ecologically and responsibly: CobBauge
We are presenting our EU funded earth based research construction project, CobBauge, next week at the De-growth conference organised by the International Society for Ecological Economics. It will show one way that the construction industry could reduce its devastating carbon emissions and impact on the environment. The consumption of materials, the energy needed to extract, […]
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Cobbauge Render Testing
To ensure the longevity of CobBauge buildings we've undertaken some testing of suitable renders. It may be quiet outside but inside we’ve been working away on the CobBauge project. With the wall construction of CobBauge being so innovative it’s easy to forget that it’s only part of a building and does not exist in isolation. […]
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First lift of test wall commences
We've started building a test wall at Plymouth university!
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CobBauge At Hudson Architects
Here at Hudson we are now part a research project called CobBauge. This involves bringing traditional Cob into the 21st century.
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CobBauge prototype construction underway again
As lockdown restrictions end, construction is underway again!
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CobBauge wins award!
We are delighted to announce that our research project CobBauge picked up the prestigious Regiostars Award in Brussels. Organised by the European Commission, Regiostars celebrates Europe’s most innovative regional projects and CobBauge triumphed on the night beating off stiff competition to win the sustainability award. CobBauge, an INTERREG research project co-funded by the ERDF, has developed a […]
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CobBauge presenting at EBUKIs Clayfest 2019
Hudson Architects are working with the CobBauge team to develop an optimised cob solution
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