Many bales: one house

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Many bales: one house

  1. 1. many bales : one househistory and examples of straw bale construction plain green ‘08
  2. 2. historyhistory plain green ‘08
  3. 3. historyhistory• people throughout history built with what was available plain green ‘08
  4. 4. historyhistory• people throughout history built with what was available• late 1800’s with invention of horse/steam balers plain green ‘08
  5. 5. historyhistory• people throughout history built with what was available• late 1800’s with invention of horse/steam balers• 1886-87 first recorded structure was a schoolhouse near Scotts Bluff, NE plain green ‘08
  6. 6. historyhistory• people throughout history built with what was available• late 1800’s with invention of horse/steam balers• 1886-87 first recorded structure was a schoolhouse near Scotts Bluff, NE • burke homestead built in 1903 and occupied until 1956 and is still standing today - no maintenance for 60 years plain green ‘08
  7. 7. why straw? plain green ‘08
  8. 8. why straw? • waste products plain green ‘08
  9. 9. why straw? • waste products • energy efficiency plain green ‘08
  10. 10. why straw? • waste products • energy efficiency • sustainability plain green ‘08
  11. 11. why straw? • waste products • energy efficiency • sustainability 20 year life cycle cost: (energy/maintenance) 1375 s.f. 3 bdrm, 2 bath conventional: straw bale: $36,000 $18,000 plain green ‘08
  12. 12. common questions… plain green ‘08
  13. 13. common questions…• durability plain green ‘08
  14. 14. common questions…• durability• supports in walls plain green ‘08
  15. 15. common questions…• durability• supports in walls• vermin plain green ‘08
  16. 16. common questions…• durability• supports in walls• vermin• fire plain green ‘08
  17. 17. common questions…• durability• supports in walls• vermin• fire• load capacity plain green ‘08
  18. 18. building process/examplesMcCrory Gardens, Red Feather Development Group plain green ‘08
  19. 19. foundations plain green ‘08
  20. 20. roof bearing assembly (RBA) plain green ‘08
  21. 21. toe up plain green ‘08
  22. 22. window / door bucks plain green ‘08
  23. 23. stacking straw plain green ‘08
  24. 24. RBA / roof trusses plain green ‘08
  25. 25. living roof plain green ‘08
  26. 26. prepping for stucco plain green ‘08
  27. 27. stucco plain green ‘08
  28. 28. come visitChildren’s Outdoor ClassroomMcCrory Gardens, Brookings, SD plain green ‘08

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