Sustainability

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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Planning Application Submitted for Mixed Use Rural Development in Frettenham
Hudson Architects and planning consultants LaRonde Wright have submitted a hybrid planning application to Broadland District Council for a new business park and 18 new homes in Frettenham, north of Norwich. The business park comprising 750sqm of office units and 900sqm of flexible business/workshop space will replace 700sqm of existing sheds on the site. Detailed […]
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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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Hickling Passive House warmed up with "only a few candles": Here's How It Works!
In 2019 we visited a Passive House home in Hickling that a family is now heating with 'Just a few candles'. Here's how the house was built...
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Low Carbon Group: Measuring Embodied and Operational Carbon In Our Buildings
A cornerstone of the road to Net Zero is for the design & construction industry to take responsibility for the long-term environmental impact of the buildings they create. We have created an internal low carbon group who are reviewing both the embodied and operational carbon associated with our buildings in order to measure and reduce […]
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Cedar House: A Closer Look
Cedar House a new build, two bedroom house and studio using prefabricated construction system. The combination of flood requirements, low budget and an awkward site led to a specific design response. Prefabricated Construction System In the past prefabrication and low budget housing have been given a bad name in the British construction industry for being […]
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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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Normal Isn’t Working: Join the Norwich Business Climate Leaders and commit to the SME Climate Hub!
As world leaders meet in Glasgow at the COP 26 conference to discuss Climate Change, we thought it would be a good time to share what Hudson Architects is doing to help tackle the emergency! Hudson Architects is already committed to the RIBA Climate Challenge, pledging to design with a climate conscious trajectory in order […]
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First-Completed Home at Octagon Park
Combining state-of-the-art Passivhaus Plus technology with uncompromising luxury to create 7 zero-emission homes. Sustainable Luxury Homes The first of 7 Passivhaus Plus homes at Octagon Park in Little Plumstead is now complete. These exclusive eco properties combine state-of-the-art sustainable technologies with a sleek modern design to create a stunning environmentally-conscious home. Set within 20 acres […]
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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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