Gite les grands Hêtres

Written by Antony Templier

Old farm building (milking parlour) refurbished into a family gite.use of rye straw in small bales for insulation of the crawlers about 100m² on the thickness of the 35cm bale.the framework has been preserved for farms and purlins.the rafters of 6cmx 8cm section are new (douglas) above the rafters, decking in oak lath then osb. […]

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City:ChampagnéCompletion:2018-06-29Type of Construction:HybridPossibility to visit:NoPress photos:No
Copyright:Nicolas Fourmy
Residential acreage:140m2U-Value (Wall):W/m2KU-Value (Roof):W/m2KCategories:Hybrid System, Projects France,
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Old farm building (milking parlour) refurbished into a family gite.use of rye straw in small bales for insulation of the crawlers about 100m² on the thickness of the 35cm bale.the framework has been preserved for farms and purlins.the rafters of 6cmx 8cm section are new (douglas) above the rafters, decking in oak lath then osb. the straw is laid on top and surrounded by framework boxes. I closed with a rigid wood fiber type pavatex 20mm then rafters and battens to receive a cover in chestnut shingles.

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Antony Templier