Complete List of Earth Building Projects
In over 31 years working in the Earth Building industry Peter Hickson of Earth Building Solutions has been in many projects starting with his work with self builders, as a building contractor designing and contracting to build various residential, commercial and educational buildings. Learning himself through research, observation, learning from others and practice and then training others has always been part of his work with earth. Most of his projects are listed below and some of his projects are featured with description and photos under each sub heading.
Sub contracting to owner builders
Own mudbrick barn home, St Georges Basin, NSW
Engel mudbrick home, Tomerong, NSW
Lim mudbrick home, Tomerong, NSW
Fletcher/Langon mudbrick home, Budgong, NSW
Killpatrick mudbrick home, Tomerong, NSW
Pudney mudbrick home, St Georges Basin, NSW
Own mudbrick home St Georges Basin, NSW
Fryer mudbrick home, Falls creek, NSW
Tuff mudbrick home, Basin View, NSW
Jirgens mudbrick home, Bamarang, NSW
Chance mudbrick home, Basin View, NSW
Passfield mudbrick home, Basin View, NSW
Ingrey mudbrick barn, St Georges Basin, NSW
Lawrence mudbrick home, Nth Nowra, NSW
Bamarang Bush cabins mudbrick manager's residence, Bamarang, NSW
Fletcher/Langon mudbrick workshop/carport/storeroom/renewable energy system building, Budgong, NSW
Stone mudbrick home, Mongarlowe, NSW
Contract building - homes
Bundey/Mitchell mudbrick home Kangaroo Valley, NSW
Langford mudbrick home, Cambewarra, NSW
Waite mudbrick home, Broughton Village, NSW
Robson mudbrick studio/workshop/garage. Wollamia, NSW
Pudney alterations. St. Georges Basin, NSW
Neale mudbrick home. St Georges Basin, NSW
Dooley/Keevers mudbrick home, Woodhill Mtn, NSW
Verdugo music mudbrick studio, Huskisson, NSW
Takacs mudbrick home, Manyana, NSW
Way/Roberts. Repairs and completion mudbrick home. Coolangatta, NSW
Waite mudbrick extention, Broughton Village, NSW
Wheeldon mudbrick addition and completion, North Nowra, NSW
Stevenson mudbrick and cob home. St Georges Basin, NSW
Casey mudbrick Garage/Loft, Callala Bay, NSW
Friend/Bergsma mudbrick home, West Cambewarra, NSW
Fletcher mudbrick additions, Budgong, NSW
Casey mudbrick Studio, Calalla, NSW
Bakas Booker mudbrick home, Mongalowe, NSW
Bathroom addition, Mudbrick cabin, The Springs, Swan Haven, NSW
Casey mudbrick home, Calalla, NSW
Contract building - commercial projects
St Vincent De Paul City Farm, mudbrick Caretakers Cottage. Bamarang, NSW
Galeria Aneila Gallery, mudbrick residence and guest accommodation. Kangaroo Valley, NSW
St John The Evangelist High mudbrick School Chapel. Nowra, NSW
St Vincent De Paul City Farm, Ten bedroom mudbrick Hostel complex, Bamarang, NSW
Robinson, mudbrick Holiday Cabins, Coolangatta, NSW
St Vincent De Paul mudbrick workshop, Bamarang, NSW.
Yallah TAFE Green Skills Mudbrick Training Centre.
Buildings with Training or Self Help component
St Vincent De Paul City Farm, Ten bedroom Hostel complex. Bamarang, NSW
St John The Evangelist High School Chapel. Nowra, NSW
St Vincent De Paul City Farm, Ten bed Hostel complex. Bamarang, NSW
St Vincent De Paul cob meditation hut, Bamarang, NSW.
St Vincent De Paul workshop, Bamarang, NSW.
Aeyonga aboriginal community, Central Australia with students from University of Technology Sydney, kangaroo shaped pizza oven and walk through museum constructed of poured earth.
Yoga Ashram, Rocklyn, Victoria. Cob shrine
Utopia Aboriginal Community, NT Superadobe Firecircle and Dome ongoing
Yoga Ashram, Rocklyn, Victoria. Cob director’s house
GSMBEC Earth Building Training Centre, Gingoog, Mindanao, The Philippines.
Barangay Tagpako Office, Gingoog City, Mindanao.
Prototype low cost cob house in Gingoog City, Mindanao.
Mudbrick loft style house, Talon, Gingoog City, Mindanao.
No cost cob, bamboo and thatch hut, Talon, Gingoog City, Mindanao.
University of Technology Sydney. Earthquake testing of bamboo reinforced cob prototype house.
University of Technology Sydney, Testing comparative strength of mudbrick and cob.
University of Technology Sydney, Assistance and building test buildings a PhD candidate.