All you ever wanted to ask about strawbale building
Glasgow School of Art: Friday 24 April 2020
We are delighted to provide this course in partnership with the Mackintosh Environmental Architecture Research Unit of Glasgow School of Art.
This one day workshop will cover all the bits you haven’t understood or didn’t even know about!
- Natural foundations that can save you £££s
- Plinth walls and foundations – what’s the difference?
- Airtight doors & windows without expensive tapes
- Weather protection and the importance of drip edges
- How do I attach wall cupboards and sockets to straw walls?
- Compression for load-bearing & infill
- How do I build the roof first on my loadbearing building?
- Prefabrication developments
Once booked on the course, you can send your questions to Barbara Jones and she will answer them during the day. “An awesome and inspiring workshop and I’ll definitely be booking on the next course” Pip.
Here’s Fred Campbell doing a brilliant job with hazel pins at our Tulse Hill Practical Course!
All courses begin at 10 am and end at 4 pm. Please bring your own lunch or use the pub facilities downstairs from the training room. Tea & coffee provided. A pen and notebook will be useful.
The venue is The Reid Building, 164 Renfrew Street, Glasgow, G3 6RQ.
Cost: £75.00 (Early Bird offer of £100 for two people, if you book 3 weeks before the course date).
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