Bioclimatic strawbale house with estructural CUT infill. Posts and beams from local harvested round wood. Clayplaster inside, lime plaster outside
About the author
Rikki Jennifer Nitzkin made her first Paja house (with no corikkinstructive experience) in 2002. This house is still her refuge and beloved home. In 2006, after several years of furthering her construction training, she began teaching courses in Straw Building and Clay Plastering. Since then she has given dozens of workshops and participated in many construction sites.
She is founder and trainer of Taller Con Co, Coordinator of the Building with Straw Network since 2005, member of the Board of ESBA (European Straw Building Network), and member of GSBN (the Global Straw Building Network).
Since 2006 he has been involved in training in strawbale construction, as well as providing on-site assistance and advice to architects, builders and self-builders.
After more than 10 years as a trainer, and being in constant communication with builders all over the world, she is up to date with all the new developments and techniques of strawbale construction in use today.
She has published the book "Building with Straw: a guide for self-builders" together with Maren Termens (Ed. Ecohabitar; 1st edition 2010, 2nd edition 2016).
Her greatest passion is to get people to learn how to "build their dreams" as well as beautiful, healthy and durable homes. Her philosophy: Build with Conscience, Heart and Cooperation.