[Strawbale] Planning a home of BigBales 2011 in Estonia

minke at asl...-kassel.de minke at asl...-kassel.de
Sat Feb 26 01:24:41 CET 2011

Sorry, I am travelling through Bolivia and have no time.

On Fri, 25 Feb 2011 21:53:00 +0200
  "equilibre" <sven at equilibre...> wrote:
> Dear SB people!
> I'm writing to you just to let you know about one of my plans for 
>this year
> and asking for your advice. This summer I would like to build a home 
>for our
> family. I have a design plan with approval from local authoroties 
>and big
> bales are ready to use, we have some amount of trusses, also 
>clay+sand, lime
> and roof shindles. 
> But still I feel the need for consultation about construction 
> foundation, "bearing" posts, ceiling, etc. So far I have built 
>already some
> SB houses, also in our climate, and I have basic knowledge of 
> principles. But the big (two-storage) load bearing construction 
>seems more
> complicated than my previous experiences can afford. 
> So I would like to invite you to share knowledge about details in 
>big bale
> construction. I have added also some views of the house as it is 
>right now
> (house is a 12m wide and 20m long).
> Any feedback and advice is warmly appreciated,
> Thank you!
> Sven Aluste
> Estonia
> www.equilibre.ee/ehitus1.htm
> *Oleme just need, keda oleme otsinud -
> We are the one's we have been waiting for. (Hopi saying)

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