Design & Details Course

Summary information

All you ever wanted to ask about strawbale building.
This 1 day course will cover all the bits you haven’t understood to date or didn’t even know about!

Foundations – car tyre, insulating, or self draining?
Plinth walls and foundations – what’s the difference?
Windows & doors – airtightness, settlement
Weather protection – using hessian to smooth the way and the importance of drip edges
How do I attach wall cupboards and sockets to straw walls?
Compression and how it works
How do I build the roof first on my loadbearing building?

These and many other associated questions will be answered and discussed during the course. A notepad and pen will be useful.

The day will begin at 10 am and end at 4 pm. Tea and coffee provided, please bring your own lunch.

Join us while we navigate our way through to informed straw bale building. Once you’re booked on the course you can send us your questions so we can try and include them in the day.

Booking and further information
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Contact name: 
Clair Walker
Dates and times
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2 March 2018
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