Date(s) - 13/11/2015
9:00 am - 4:45 pm
Institute of Technology Sligo
Earth Build UK and Ireland (EBUKI) will be hosting an inaugural conference in Sligo, Ireland. This conference, organised in association with IT Sligo, will include talks as well as demonstrations that will be accessible to all that are either currently working with earth or those that are thinking of starting their own project.
09:20 Introduction and Welcoming Ireland into Earth Building UK and Ireland
Dan Maskell – Chair of Earth Building UK and Ireland (EBUKI)
09:30 Ireland’s Earth-Built Archeological Heritage
Shirley Markley – Archaeologist
10:00 The Wisdom of Ancient Earth Building
Pat McAfee – Master Stone Mason
10:25 Ireland’s Earth Built Heritage
Anna Meenan – Heritage Council
10:50 Q & A
11:25 Restoration of Mudwall Farm Building
James Barrett – Mudwall Property Owner
11:50 Ireland’s Earthen Homes
Hugh MacConville – Photographer
12:15 Ireland’s Earth Building Culture
Féile Butler – Architect
12:40 Building a Contemporary Cob Home
Gareth Phelan and Ciara Barrett – Earth Builder
13:05 Q & A
14:15 Hands-On Demonstration: The Science Bit: How Can We Build with Earth?
EBUKI Project Officer
15:15 Demonstrations and Workshops
Colin Ritchie – Earth Builder and Trainer
Paul Dillon – Earth Builder and Trainer
Tickets will be €25 or €10 for students.
Tickets can be purchased through Eventbrite, please click here for tickets.