Episode 53 Harrison Gardner is building a more sustainable Ireland

Nature Magic

May 16 2022 • 34 mins

Today Mary is talking to Harrison Gardner. Harrison is a builder, teacher and co-founder of Common Knowledge, the non-profit social enterprise focused on sharing skills for a sustainable life.
He has 15 years experience designing and managing the construction of conventional, sustainable and alternative buildings worldwide. His current focus is on facilitating the creation of community spaces whilst teaching the core construction principles and techniques needed to build more efficient, affordable and sustainable structures. He has just released a new book entitled BUILD YOUR OWN, instructing owner-builders on the fundamentals of construction, and is currently filming ‘Build Your Own’, a 5 part TV series with RTE which is due to broadcast in the Autumn of 2022.


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