Robin Hood Oven

Community Garden

The Brief

An area of the garden was cleared of brambles to create a social space to encourage more users and create a safe cooking space for local gardeners and residents.


Robin Hood Community Garden

The Outputs

The community participants benefited from participation in the design and learned how to:

  • Make foundations using recycled crushed concrete found onsite.
  • Make clay mortars and build a brick plinth.
  • Build an arch using engineering bricks
  • Identify different bricks and their uses in construction
  • Make insulating layers using recycled materials such as sawdust
We ran a series of workshops including:

Making cob

Building an oven

Roof building

Clay based renders

Firing and cooking lessons

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