Agbrigg & Bellevue Community building

Loadbearing classroom & Kitchen for allotments, designed & courses by Amazon Nails in 2006 with car tyre foundations
Allan Sutherland
Written by Allan Sutherland

Loadbearing classroom & Kitchen for allotments, designed & courses by Amazon Nails in 2006 with car tyre foundations

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Province:W.YorksCity:AgbriggCompletion:Type of Construction:LoadbearingDesign/ArchitectureAmazon NailsClay/Earth plaster:Amazon Nails, Trainer Barbara Jones Possibility to visit:NoPress photos:No
Residential acreage:30m2U-Value (Wall):W/m2KU-Value (Roof):W/m2KCategories:Straw Bale Houses in UK,

A single storey loadbearing straw community building on the allotments at Sandy Lane, Wakefield in 2006. Designed by Amazon Nails, self-built with training by Amazon Nails and contractor help from Dales Contracts. This wonderful building has rammed car tyre foundations, and a planted sedum roof, with lime plaster outside and clay plaster internally. It is a community classroom/kitchen for the allotment holders and also has a compost toilet.

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Allan Sutherland

Allan Sutherland