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Wikihouse 4.0: open source design for housing

September 2014

WikiHouse 4.0 is a not-for-profit prototype project bringing open-source design to the built environment. The Building Centre, along with our partners Architecture Zero Zero and ARUP engineers, are constructing the world’s first low-energy, two storey house that anyone can download, adapt, ‘print’ and assemble for themselves in a few days, with no construction skills and for under £50k.

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18 September – 11 October

This exhibition focuses on WikiHouse 4.0 and its construction process, with case studies of different WikiHouses from around the world also on display.

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Wood Talks: Future City,
Future Wood

23 October, 9.00am - 5.30pm
Join us for a one-day Seminar and Master Class where we will look at what's happening internationally on the growing use of Cross Laminated Timber ...
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Creating Demand through Specification

4 November, 9.00am - 4.00pm
Designed to help companies reduce the importance of price and create demand at the start of the supply channel through specification
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Handcrafted Concrete for Small Projects

22 October, 2.30pm - 5.45pm

An essential course for architects, contractors and self-builders looking to produce or specify beautiful hand-cast concrete features.
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