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Contact Name:Karl Wissinger
Mailing address:
 Remels,   26770
Structure Location: Oltmansfehnstrasse 82
 Uplengen,   26770

Type of Structure: Hybrid loadbearing/nonloadbearing house extension and commercial workshop
interior size: 100 sq meter
exterior size: 120 sq meter
Number of stories: 1
Bedrooms: 3
Baths: 2
Built primarily by: Owner Built
County: niedersachsen

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Begin Date: Wednesday, October 12, 2005

Construction Methods Used

Foundations and Floor: solid fill tyres, post and beam hybrid, straw bale infill
Exterior Finish:
    Lime Plaster
Interior Finish:
    OSB lining
Plaster was applied:
    Directly to the bales
Plaster application method:
    By hand, with trowels
Were the bales pinned?:
    internal pinning, wood/bamboo
    steel wire/rope and toggles
Bale type:
Bale dimensions: 18 X 18 X 36
Number of bales used: 100
Straw type(s) used:
Bale Orientation:
    Strings up (flat)

Insured?: no
Mortgaged?: no

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