Category : Ongoing

Pioneering the Potential 2022

Pioneering the Potential 2022

Ferme du Rail, Paris – Grand Huit Architectes   Pioneering the Potential 2022 - The Xylo Sessions Three Wood+ evenings hosted by Fourth Door Research* in Lewes, Sussex  April through June 2022 The Xylo Sessions Wood+ evenings cast a spotlight timber and post carbon natural building culture, highlighting projects, materials, research, and related initiatives, and building […]

Health, Habitats and Hubs

Health, Habitats and Hubs

 Leeds Maggies – Photo Heatherwick Design   Health, Habitats and Hubs – Healthcare, Design, Sustainability and the Natural Environment A Fourth Door Micro symposium – 14.00 – 18.00 – May 21st 2022 Fitzroy House, Lewes, BN7 2AD (Search Fitzroy House, Lewes) Tickets £10/ £2.50 benefits/students – Register on Eventbrite   An in-depth look at the […]

Ongoing and Occasional 6

Ongoing and Occasional 6

Watersmeet Barn, Emsworth – Built by Artizans Dear Fourth Door mailing list folks Between the last Ongoing & Occasional mailout and this first one of 2022, the world has once again changed, tipping on its axis into a yet more calamitous orbit. Here, as I write, down south close to the English Channel, spring has […]

Pioneering the Potential 2022 The Xylo Sessions 01

Pioneering the Potential 2022 The Xylo Sessions 01

Above: Gridshell tower at Studio in the Woods – Photo Jim Stephenson   Pioneering the Potential 2022 A Fourth Door Research* event, Lewes, East Sussex The Xylo Sessions – Three Wood+ evenings Hosted by Fourth Door Research Xylo Session 0I – Friday April 8th 2022 – 7.30pm to 9.15pm Charley Brentnall – Founder of the […]

Ongoing and Occasional 5

Ongoing and Occasional 5

Sun Ra Arkestra – recording in London, 2010   Dear Fourth Door mailing list folks Another season, another Fourth Door Ongoing & Occasional mail out. Rain and rain and rain beating against the window tonight, bringing on a memory moment of the Grateful Dead’s Mickey Hart talking of listening to the rain, as his way […]

Annular - Update

Annular – Update

Photo – Roland De Villiers/Shootlab Annular Glade  Join us on the Flimwell Park architectural visit – 16.00 October 29th 2021 Fourth Door’s Annular Glade has organised an architectural and building visit to Flimwell Park, the new eco-development in Flimwell. Architect Steve Johnson (the Architecture Ensemble) will lead the building visit. Book on Eventbrite. Participants need […]

Pioneering the Potential 2021

Pioneering the Potential 2021

Pioneering the Potential 2021: Natural Building Materials across the Weald & Downland An evening micro-symposium hosted by Fourth Door Research in Lewes, Sussex Talks, presentations and an exhibition focused on timber, demonstrating Sussex’s pioneering natural building materials role and potential.   Friday – September 10th 2021 – Symposium at Studio Hardie Workshop – 18.00am – […]

Ongoing and Occasional 4

Ongoing and Occasional 4

  Fourth Door Dear Fourth Door mailing list folks Here’s another, indeed the fourth, of these occasional informational missives tumbling through the electronic ether and arriving into your virtual lap. This time round summer (albeit early summer) is definitely here. Outside, the green has blossomed and trees are leafing. The traffic is also back though, […]

Ongoing and Occasional 3

Ongoing and Occasional 3

Dear Fourth Door mailing list folks Here’s the third of these Fourth Door Ongoing & Occasional broadcasts with a roll-call of micro-stories, musings and murmurations. Spring is here in these South English parts, maybe it is with you too. Whilst this edition doesn’t alight that much on Covid stories, its shadow, despite the warmth of the […]

Ongoing and Occasional 2

Ongoing and Occasional 2

    Helsinki Library – Photo ALA Architects   Dear Fourth Door mailing list folks This is the first in an occasional if regular Fourth Door missive series, mixing things I’ve noticed and noted across the span of FD-terrain. There’ll be further edition as part of a renewed and active year ahead. Let us know […]