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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.