Devon Earth Building Links
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Build Something Beautiful
Build Something Beautiful is owned by Kevin McCabe, who is an East Devon
traditional cob building specialist, providing new homes, cob repairs and lime based materials for the West Country, as well as running workshops on new build in cob which includes practical experience on an actual new building
J & J Sharpe
Devon builders who specialise in the repair, refurbishing and sympathetic conservation of old buildings including those made of cob. Suppliers of lime and traditional building products.
Cathedral Communications building conservation website
Abey Smallcombe Earth Art & Architecture
Two english women have formed a business partnership dedicated to producing art and architecture using cob, the traditional building material made from earth, straw and water.
The Yarner Trust
The Yarner Trust is dedicated to the ideal of living in harmony with the environment. Based in Devon, England, it offers educational courses and practical experience in the skills of self-reliance, organic food production and sustainable living.
Centre for Alternative Technology
CAT aims to 'inspire, inform, and enable' people to live more sustainably. A solutions-driven organisation, offering practical solutions to environmental problems, our key areas of work are renewable energy, environmental building, energy efficiency, organic growing and alternative sewage systems. We have been in existence for 27 years. CAT services include a visitor centre open 7 days a week, practical and informative publications, a mailorder service of 'green' books and products, educational services for schools, consultancy for individuals and businesses, residential courses, membership and a free information service.
Bedford and Jobson Architects
A Devon architectural practice specialising in both contemporary design and conservation work. Paul Bedford is a member of the DEBA Working Group.
The Centre for Earthen Architecture
The Centre for Earthen Architecture is based at the Plymouth School of Architecture at Plymouth University, Devon. It offers courses and conducts research on all aspects of earth building.
Mike Wye & Associates Ltd
North Devon Suppliers of Natural Building and Decorating Products including cob blocks. Courses are run on cob, lime etc. Work on traditional buildings including cob repair.
Earthed are artists and builders specialising in cob, roundpole timber framing, lime, and stonework. They also run educational workshops
Jonathan Rhind Conservation Architects
Jonathan Rhind Architects based in Devon and Somerset focus on high-quality projects, usually for historic buildings where conservation issues come to the fore.