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Clayfest International Virtual Conference 2020

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Schedule

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A welcome from EBUKI with Rowland Keable and Becky Little
Welcome to Clayfest 2020! Here we have a word from our CEO Rowland and Exec. Becky Little.
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Building trust, cooperation and change through JUMP! With Rowland Keable and Becky Little
A workshop in order to learn more about the JUMP! Project which has produced 4 Modules for training trainers in natural building.
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Did it work? Gauging the success of preservation methods at Çatalhöyük, Turkey - With Ashley Lingle.
A review of the preservation by the Head of Conservation for the UNESCO World Heritage Site Çatalhöyük Research Project from 2012 to 2020.
Ashley  Lingle
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Flood-resilient earthen construction technology and the Case-Study of Pakistan - With Scarlett Lee
A flood in Pakistan caused traditional cob and adobe houses to collapse; fabric-formed rammed earth is proposed as a sustainable housing solution.
Scarlett Lee
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The Pitfalls of Energy Retrofit of Earthen Architecture - With Peter Cox.
Looking for an energy upgrade of a traditional earthen architecture building – the pitfalls and importance of understanding a building before intervening.
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Table Q&A for Scarlett Lee and Peter Cox.
A chance to ask questions to two of our speakers from this morning - Scarlett Lee and Peter Cox, hosted by Rowland Keable.
Scarlett Lee
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Clayfest 2020 - on break at the moment - watch this space we will be back soon!
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CobBauge briefing and live lab session - With Tom Morton, Steve Goodhew, Karen Hood-Cree, Jim Carfrae and Kevin Owen
A talk followed by a live demo (12.15pm) of the full scale, 2.4m structural walls being built with the CobBauge material. A Q&A will run from 12.45pm.
Kevin Owen Jim Carfrae Steve Goodhew Karen Hood-Cree
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Clayfest 2020 - on Lunch break - be back soon!
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Building with Kersheef in Siwa Oasis - with Fiona McKie.
A description of the use of building in layers of mud and mortar (Kersheef) used in Siwa, Egypt, where Fiona has been working for 16 years.
Fiona Mckie
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The secret of the Nile - a Microbiological Nanotechnology Clay Code - with Alaa Emam
Discussing his novel Gene Hammer Technology.
ALAA EMAM
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Clayfest 2020 - on break at the moment - watch this space we will be back soon!
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COB BALE CONSTRUCTION - Earth slip pre-coated straw bale for efficient labour based construction, tailored to community building in South Africa. - With Andy Horn
A system that combines cob with straw bale by using an earth slip pre-coated straw bale plastering system.
Andy Horn
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How the roles of young women, dedicated training and climate-change adaptation support the earth building revival Nicaragua - With Helen Shears.
How building young women’s skills inherently links to the new-build revival of earth building in northern and rural Nicaragua.
Helen Shears
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Earth Building in Arizona, New Mexico and Beyond - with Bill and Athena Steen.
Combining straw, earthen and other natural materials over the past 30+ years while attempting to connect with people, culture and nature.
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Table Q&A for Andy Horn, Helen Shears and Bill & Athena Steen, hosted by Sarah Roberts
Helen Shears Andy Horn
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A conclusion to the day by EBUKI with Execs Sarah Roberts and Tom Morton
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All done for today - thank you for coming and we will see you tomorrow!
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An introduction with EBUKI by Exec Tom Morton
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'Building Skills - The Trainee's Perspective' with 'Building Sustainability' Podcast Host Jeffrey Hart
A Q&A with 'Building Sustainability' Podcast Host focused on a special Clayfest episode with Earth Builders in Training on their experiences.
Jeffrey Hart
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Clayfest 2020 - on break at the moment - watch this space we will be back soon!
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Using earth with waste materials - with Lizzie Wynn.
Looking at solutions with cob and waste materials, proposed for transitional structures in Gaza and used at a current build project in Porthmadog, Gwynedd.
Lizzie Wynn
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Climate Change Housing: A new form of cob and tyre design: a call for volunteer designers - with Tim Baddeley.
Tim will introduce a roundhouse for the world’s poor, made of car tyres, hazel rods and cob, with a green roof and a request for volunteers.
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Fighting the dark side: How can we maintain and increase the use of natural non-toxic plastic materials in buildings? With Tom Woolley
This talk will discuss why professionals often choose damaging petrochemical materials over natural earth materials.
Tom Woolley
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Table Q&A for Lizzie Wynn, Tim Baddeley and Tom Woolley, hosted by Tom Morton.
Tom Woolley Lizzie Wynn
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Clayfest 2020 - on Lunch break - be back soon!
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Wobbly buildings and digital surveying - with Roisin Nic Coil
This session will present high-tech digital surveying techniques and consider what we might benefit/lose from not surveying by hand
Róisín Nic Cóil
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Experience of lime stabilised earth and cob - with Tom Pollard
A case study of using Hot lime mortar on a 200 year-old cottage and the skills learnt along the way
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Retrofit materials decision making – A case study of a 17th Century Cumbrian farmhouse - with Amy Hield.
Amy will take participants through her family’s journey of materials decision making from favouring lime to choosing clay, with some conventional choices.
Amy Hield
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Table Q&A for Tom Pollard and Amy Hield, hosted by EBUKI Exec Louise Halestrap.
Amy Hield
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The Creation and Implementation of the First Cob Building Code in the USA - With Anthony Dente and John Fordice.
The president and vice president of CRI and lead engineer for the IRC Cob Construction Appendix present.
john fordice Anthony Dente
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A final word from EBUKI, with CEO Rowland Keable and Chair Louise Cooke.
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Clayfest 2020 - All finished here, thank you for coming! Recordings of all talks will be available soon.

Speakers

Anthony Dente

Cob Research Institute USA Founder

john fordice

Cob Research Institute USA Founder

Karen Hood-Cree

At the CobBauge workshop at Plymouth University

Steve Goodhew

At the CobBauge workshop at Plymouth University

Jim Carfrae

At the CobBauge workshop at Plymouth University

Kevin Owen

At the CobBauge workshop at Plymouth University

Róisín Nic Cóil

Wobbly Buildings and digital surveying.

Fiona Mckie

Building with Kersheef in the Siwa Oasis

Andy Horn

Earth slip pre-coated straw bale construction in South Africa.

Jeffrey Hart

Building Sustainability Podcast Host

ALAA EMAM

Microbiological nanotechnology clay code

Lizzie Wynn

Using earth with waste as a construction material solution

Helen Shears

Empowering Young Women in Nicaragua through Earth Building

Ashley Lingle

Preservation techniques at Çatalhöyük, Turkey

Scarlett Lee

Flood resilient Earth Building

Tom Woolley

Maintaining increase the use of natural non-toxic plastic materials in buildings?

Amy Hield

Retrofit Materials

The event is over

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