The House that Kevin Built 2012 The Brighton Waste House

Brighton 'Waste House'

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The Waste House June 2014

office tiles
Used carpet tiles - used as external hanging tiles for walls

Inside the Waste House
Upstairs inside the Waste House

Light
Old lights from a ship

Side of Waste House
2km of second-hand 2”x2” softwood timber - used throughout building and sourced from skips/ City College/ Brighton Wood Store.

Videos in the viewing panel
4,000 VHS video cassettes - used as wall insulation

Toothbrushes through the viewing panel
19,800 toothbrushes - Gatwick Airport supplied 20K, school children and Freegle supplied 1K - used as wall insulation

View up the stairs
10m2 of compressed recycle paper forming stair treads and risers - Supplied by Lindner Group

Topping Out 2
view from the ground floor looking up at the roof structure

Topping Out 1
apprentices working working on the roof, nearing the topping out stage

Drilling a roof joist
Drilling a roof joist

Video Tape wall
Video Tapes being used as insulation

Apprentices inner wall
Apprentices working on inner wall

Bucket of toothbrues
Pupils with a bucket of toothbrushes for Insulation

Ana Certificate
Ana receiving a Mears apprentice Certificate

Young people on site
Young people on site

Street View of WH
Street view of the Waste House in July 2013

Sitework
Sitework

GDL
GDL

The House That Kevin Built
Some of the team on launch day

Mears
One of The House That Kevin Built partners without whom none of this would be possible

Duncan Baker-Brown with insulating 'waste'
Some of the waste that will fill the walls of the Brighton Waste House

Launch of the 'Waste House' phase
Caroline Lucas MP and architect Duncan Baker-Brown

Waste House launch
Caroline Lucas MP helps lay a concrete block

The 'Brighton Waste House'

There's no such thing as waste...
With the new development of 'The House That Kevin Built' project, partners adopt a new mantra and look towards Britain's first house built entirely of waste.

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Duncan Baker-Brown and Kevin McCloud

The Brighton Waste House – The development of a ‘living laboratory’ for ecological architectural design.

 

58-67 Grand Parade, Brighton BN2 OJY. See map.

Model of the Waste House

About

All the details on how and why the Waste House started, who will benefit and why it is necessary.

The Waste House Team

News

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Artist impression

Research and education

The Waste House is a project offering learning experiences and research impact.

The Team with Local MP

Press

All of the Waste House press material, including the press releases, images, press coverage and how to contact us

Partners and supporters

Partners and supporters

The people that have helped the Waste House project

Videos

'Waste House' videos

Behind the scene footage documenting the journey of the Waste House.

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'Waste House' image bank

The building of the Waste House in pictures.

Kevin McCloud is involved in the re-building of his House that Kevin Built on our Grand Parade Campus

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Kevin McCloud is involved in the re-building of his House that Kevin Built on our Grand Parade Campus

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