Pioneering the Potential

Pioneering the Potential: Natural Building Materials across the Weald & Downland

A symposium and projects tour hosted by Fourth Door in Lewes, Sussex.

A full day introduction to natural building materials featuring a morning symposium and afternoon coach tour visiting projects, and demonstrating Sussex’s pioneering natural building materials role and potential.

Friday – July 12th 2019 – Symposium at Lewes Depot – 9.00am  – 12.00 at Lewes Depot, Pinwell Lane, Lewes  BN7 2JS followed by a projects tour – 12.00 to 19.30pm




Cost £50.00 for full day symposium and projects visit (including lunch and coach tour) £20 student concession, and a limited number of free tickets for Lewes residents. Booking through Lewes Depot.

Morning – Seminar  speakers include:

Anthony Thistleton  - WaughThistleton Architects, the leading Cross Laminated Timber (CLT)  architects,

Craig White – from Bristol’s White Design and co-creator of Modcell straw cassette wall panels, on the expanding the range of Bio-based material

David Saunders  - from Flimwell Woodland Enterprise Centre, pioneer of Sussex based timber building materials

And further speakers

Afternoon – Projects tour – with lunch at Flimwell Woodland Enterprise Centre, plus visits to the Tobias Green Community project by Nicolas Pople Architects, and to In-Wood Developments, leaders in the making of locally sourced timber-based construction materials.

The coach will return to Lewes Station by 19.30.

For further details see here.


Supported by Flimwell Woodland Enterprise Centre.

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