Robert Alcock

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Robert Alcock is an ecological designer, self-builder and writer based in northern Spain. He and his partner Almudena lived for several years in the post-industrial Zorrozaurre peninsula in Bilbao, where they founded a citizens’ forum to promote sustainable alternatives for the area, which was faced with “regeneration” from a Master Plan designed by the late Zaha Hadid—a story that can be read about in his book The Island that Never Was (2015). (

They now live with their two daughters in a small village an hour west of Bilbao, where they have built an ecological home and study centre, Abrazo House ( @AbrazoHouse