0 Building: The Rivergreen Centre

The Rivergreen Centre in Aykely Heads Durham combines a highly insulated timber extrior with a high mass rammed earth atrium wall. Built by the main contractor with consulting and training from Rammed Earth Consulting Ltd the building is a high quality thermally efficient office development. 70% of the earth for the wall was dug on site with a proportion of clay and gravel added to the site material which was largely sand.
Stakeholders
  • Rammed Earth Consulting Cic (Builder)
Techniques
  • Rammed earth
Quantity of earthen material main material
Heritage or contemporary contemporary
Inauguration date Oct. 31, 2007
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