Telegraph Hill

Cob Oven

The Outputs

Participants of this community project 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 on cob building including:

Making cob

Building an oven

Making clay based renders

Sculpt using cob

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