[Sust-mar] Introduction to Straw Bale Construction June 21-23
shipharbour at ns.sympatico.ca
Tue Jun 11 09:45:21 EDT 2013
Introduction to Straw Bale Construction
From Bale Installation to Earth Plasters
Friday June 21 - Sunday June 23
at the Deanery Project,Lower Ship Harbour, Eastern Shore, NS
This workshop will explore “straw bales” as a super insulated, environmentally low-impact, affordable construction option.
Special attention will be given to opportunities and challenges of building in the Maritimes.
A straw bale interior wrap to the Bike Hub at the Deanery Project will provide a base from which to explore load bearing and
non load bearing straw bale concepts and design as well as provide hands-on practice for both experienced and novice builders.
Hands on instruction will include reshaping and stacking bales and earth plastering.
Instructors: Kim Thompson and Rob McLean
$180 includes instruction, meals and accommodation.
For more information or to register call 902-845-1888 or 902-453-242
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