Ewan Briggs's Profile

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A Little about Me

Im embarking a new chapter of my life as we start building our straw bale home. It is part of a project to see if we can live and breath our green principles in a way which can reapplied to the rest of the world so overall we as a human race can reduce our footprint on this Earth

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My Build Projects

A thermally comfortable, energy efficient and low impact straw bale build for the 21st century. A natural low impact build in terms of its materials both in the construction phase and at the end of its life when it comes to being demolished. We...

Why I Build Sustainably

It offers a better way to live and reduces our impact on the planet

Skills I would like to Work on or Share.

I have a a Masters in Sustainable building and have read a lot of books in and around sustainability. I am really looking forward to putting this knowledge to good use and getting going on the practical building of the house.

My Life Philosophy

The perpetual race for growth and GBP will destroy the world as we know it. We need to find a way to be happier and healthier as a human race and do it in a sustainable way.

Building Styles I have Experience in

Straw Bale

My Occupation

I then became a sustainability consultant to try and reduce the impact on humans on this planet. It didn't work.... I moved onto plan B

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Building Styles I'm Interested in

Straw Bale
Reclaimed Materials
Local Materials (ie Sustainable Wood)

My Education

An engineer by training

My Eating Habits