18/10/2018 the count down to my flight to Dakar has begun: three days left before I get on the plane, starting to pack my bags.
25/09/2018 I am planning a trip to Senegal in late November, to do research on the raw materials for the innovative construction methods which I am developing. Hope to take a close look at bamboo, many kinds of fibres from agricultural wastes, and the ground beneath our feet, aka clay, for the homes we would like to build .
thank you to Greg Shields for the lovely shot of the bamboo forest
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our first trial casting of the composite blocks have come out of their molds! 29/10/2018
10/10/18 Here we have some photos of one of the models for the self locking composites building blocks which I have been designing:
Senegal land map: here's the terrain we're going to explore
16/10/18 below are some pictures of our first trials casting the clay and fiber blocks: