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Written by Antony Templier

The construction site itself is a long-term project. About 12 months. It is the construction of a wooden and straw house according to the GREB technique. The earthworks, foundations and structural work were carried out by professional craftsmen. The elevation of the wooden structure has been completed and there is still a lot of work […]

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City:BeaugencyCompletion:2020-04-06Type of Construction:Tunnel (GREB technique) with counterfacing mortarPossibility to visit:NoPress photos:No
Copyright:Laurent Jarreau
Residential acreage:149m2U-Value (Wall):W/m2KU-Value (Roof):W/m2KCategories:Straw Bale Houses in France,

The construction site itself is a long-term project. About 12 months. It is the construction of a wooden and straw house according to the GREB technique. The earthworks, foundations and structural work were carried out by professional craftsmen. The elevation of the wooden structure has been completed and there is still a lot of work to be done. The next steps : Waterproofing of the vegetated roof (currently in progress) Covering of the roof overhangs with lacquered steel Covering of the ground floor with straw bales Insulation of the ground floor with straw bales Vegetation of the roof Implementation of straw and mortar in the walls Installation of joinery Installation of a vacuum water recovery system Installation of wooden cladding and lime earth plastering Installation of a wooden terrace Installation of a wood stove Installation of solar thermal water heating Installation of solar thermal water heating Double and partitioning in fermacell Installation of dry toilets.

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