Demonstration ‘Segal Method’ house build by a team of volunteers from Asia & Africa as part of UN Year of Shelter for the Homeless in 1987.

The design explored how a Segal self-build house could incorporate energy saving measures. These included polystyrene slab insulation, air tightness membranes and a passive solar south facing conservatory.

A similar house was built at the Glasgow Garden Festival.  When the festival was over the house was dismantled and re-erected to a different plan as accommodation for a project at Monimail in Fife.

With Pat Borer, CAT Architect and Ken Atkins, Chair Lewisham Self-Build HA

CAT house

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