In addition to farming, Oliver has experience as a consultant engineer with an interest in structural natural materials and sustainable development. Working with a small and experienced team of architects and engineers we offer a full range of design and consultancy services within the sectors of sustainable construction and renewable energy. Please contact us for further details.
Oliver Hudson MEng PhD CEng MIMechE
Light Earth Designs: Construction strategies for sustainable, low-income mixed use development in Rwanda. Laminated plantation grown eucalyptus as a structural building material.
Selected Previous Experience
Private Clients: Green oak building frame design and structural calculations. Energy audit and renewable energy feasibility.
Cambridge Architectural Research: Developing a strengthening scheme for the historic Wilton Music Hall in east London. Structural calculations for residential, educational and amenity projects.
Renewable Power Systems: Renewable energy project management. Biogas resource survey, modelling and scheme design.
University of Cambridge PhD Thesis: Polymer modification of fast growing woods for improved mechanical response and sustainable architecture. Further Research: Algae as a dwelling integrated renewable fuel. First Prize at the 3rd CIB International Conference on Smart and Sustainable Built Environments. Small Group Teaching: Materials, mechanics and structures.