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May 2014

Earthwood Techniques

May 26, 2014
Earthwood Building School, 366 Murtagh Hill Road
West Chazy, 12992 United States
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$150 – $250

One Day. Low-cost foundations and earth-sheltering methods used at the Earthwood house are emphasized, accenting surface bonded wall construction and plank-and-beam roofing. The five elements that affect load calculations are discussed. Alternative foundations, drainage and waterproofing, insulation, structural considerations and the masonry stove are all covered. An explanatory tour of the Earthwood house is included, as well as a step-by-step slide presentation documenting the construction of Earthwood from floating slab foundation to earth roof. Textbook: Earth-Sheltered Houses. This is a…

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September 2014

Earthwood Techniques

September 1, 2014
Earthwood Building School, 366 Murtagh Hill Road
West Chazy, 12992 United States
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$150 – $250

One Day. (In 2014: May 26 & September 1 in NY) Low-cost foundations and earth-sheltering methods used at the Earthwood house are emphasized, accenting surface bonded wall construction and plank-and-beam roofing. The five elements that affect load calculations are discussed. Alternative foundations, drainage and waterproofing, insulation, structural considerations and the masonry stove are all covered. An explanatory tour of the Earthwood house is included, as well as a step-by-step slide presentation documenting the construction of Earthwood from floating slab foundation…

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