Paule Zlöwinger's BALE OUT 2017

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Build Project Description

its an old farm that slowly gets revived into nowadays year round use. next spring we renew the lil houses roof and plan to insulate it with bales (like the year b4 the walls of the bigger house..)

Structure of My Build Project

Individual Builder (ie: Personal Home or Structure)

Building Styles Integrated

Straw Bale
Adobe/Mud Bricks

Sustainable Systems Integrated

Solar Power
Heating system

Build Project Facilities

compost toilet. running water - yiha :)

Activities near the Build Project

yoga, circus, music - anything in for you?

What to Expect about Food

We will provide the food

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Type of Build Project


Projected Start and End Dates

10 May 2017 to 10 Sep 2017

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Where you will be Sleeping

either attic and mattress or tent or flat roofs (luvlee views) or treehouse or hammocks - find your spot ;)

How much Notice Needed Prior to Hosting

7 days

The Number of POOSHers Desired

4 POOSHers


Righa Patang's picture

Dear reader,<div>This sounds great, We are looking for a place to help out and at the same time learn how to build with Straw/Cob. We are from the Netherlands. We have voluntering experience. We would like to also introduce to you the grey water irragation system. Please let us know if you are looking for two awesome helpers. Thank you</div><div>Greetings,</div><div>Willem and Righa</div>

Paule Zlöwinger's picture

ha! and i see :)
with spring we gonna start off working on the sewage system, water clearing (three chamber thinggy and reeeeed)
(already got at approved - hula, all at building regulationing..) - (so far only compost toilets on the ground and water onto earth..)
sooo. water treatment interest ya. happening soon though.
besides, later this year (may/june) working on lil houses roof (taking apart, then insulating the new structure with bales..)
in between/all(d/w)ays clay n lime plastering (lime still needsa sit n soak a bit. so, maybe april/mayish too), from march theres gonna be life on the farm, from may every day (march n april still people leaving for work n study during da week..) - when's best for you?
Evan Megaw's picture

hey mate, ill be coming through europe this summer and seeking some places to volunteer on natural building projects. i actually fly into vienna on the 1st july and my cousins wedding is on the 9th in poland.. whats going to be on the cards around july? Cheers Evan