What we build

Our team hand-crafts elegant structures in round wood or green oak; structures that are at home in their environment and tread lightly on their landscape.

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Building sustainably

Local, sustainable, natural - we apply that to as many of our building materials as we can. Find out more about our building philosophy....

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Courses

Learn how to build like an Artizan…. We run regular courses on natural building, round wood framing, charcoal making and more. See all our courses here….

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About us

We're a team of natural builders who are passionate about creating structures that are both sustainable and suited to modern life. Find out more about us....

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Who doesn’t love a brain storm session..

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This simple pole building with very little joints and lashed together is holding an impressive six ton of Reed. The principle A frame with purlins, rafters and batten it’s not too dissimilar to present day framing. Not bad from Neolithic period.

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Visualizing your space from models. I think these guys win 😁

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During the heatwave. We’ve had to help Mother Nature on previous Green roofs that we’ve installed. A simple soaker hose helped the roof during very dry spells.

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A little bank holiday fun

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Heathland restoration.The hard work is so rewarding when the Ling and Bell heather is established ❤️

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What a lovely choice of colour, it’s been really lovely being back here helping paint. After such a busy time of late, it was quite therapeutic. The clients have been busy too, some lovely drystone walling and planting. The paint is silicate based which is great for breathable walls.

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This roof was huge, Milled and laid by us using the estates own grown Western Red Cedar, it is for the new
Goodwood Estate Education centre. Always a pleasure to work with the very dedicated Estate and Forestry teams.

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This was a real joy to build. The client said that art should be enjoyed from living within and they have that pleasure.

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Sneaky peek of almost completing our latest project.

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I had a very enjoyable meeting today back at Easebourne playpark. I couldn’t resist a peak at the newly established Sedum roof so happy to see it was buzzing with bees.

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Today’s lesson was how to lay a curved slate roof.

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Lush...Nonna’s freshly baked focaccia. What an awesome start to the day.

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Very happy client and team today even with the gray skies.

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Many a journey and use but I reckon this will be your final place...

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So this was today’s lesson. Feeling quite proud.

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Broom..

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They be dragons in the shed today..

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And just like that we’re done..

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Cracked on today with a waterproof membrane and sedum

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He’s at it again. A true craftsman...

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Nonna’s meatballs for breakfast 👏👏👏

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Roof decked out today.

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We have steps today..

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