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Build A Straw Bale House
Saturday | September 13, 2014 | 9:00 am — Sunday | September 14, 2014 | 5:00 pm
Solar Living Center | 13771 S Hwy 101, Hopland, CA 95449
This popular course will give you both the knowledge and practice you need to tackle your own straw bale construction project. The instructor, a leading expert in straw bale construction and a building inspector in Sonoma County, will teach you the latest innovations in this constantly evolving building technique. Course topics include:
- Design for straw bale homes
- Basic straw bale construction methods
- Foundation systems
- Framing for windows and doors
- Roofing materials and roof-bearing assemblies
- Interior details
- Building to code
You will help build a small load-bearing structure, including foundation and roofing. In addition, you will have the opportunity to mix and apply various plasters.
Space is limited, register online.
Please contact organizer for wheelchair accessibility information.