2016-12-31

Light Rice Husk Clay Home Update 2016.12.31

  Currently working with Phil Cashman and 高木 俊 (Shun Takagi)-san building Japan's first light rice husk clay home.
   The house features:
-passive solar design
-low impact pier foundations
-locally sourced and milled timber
-light rice husk clay insulation surpassing 2020 energy efficiency standards
-ventilated rain screen exterior finished with charred cedar siding
-earthen and lime plaster interior
-rain water collection and water supply
-off grid solar system
-biogas digester for cooking
-compost toilet
-grey water treatment

   A video showing how the exterior cedar boards were burnt can be seen at the following link:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S-A3vkRey1w&t=154s
   Sora and Midori Miyashita have helped with the interior and exterior plastering. Such great help!


 Base coat of earthen plaster
 Brown coat of earthen plaster

2016-05-26

日本初軽量籾殻土の家 壁づくりワークショップ


日付:5月28日(土)、6月2日(木)3日(金)
時間:9時~17時
場所:ストーンブリッジ
296-0104千葉県鴨川市南小町1465-2
https://goo.gl/maps/XV33j5QVEoo
アクセス:
持ち物:汚れていい作業着、着替え、軍手、作業靴、長靴、帽子、マスク、タオル、水筒・飲み物
昼ご飯をこちら準備します。
参加費:無料
定員:10人
申し込み先: パーマカルチャー安房事務局
awapermaculture@gmail.com
内容:
日本大学建築・地域共生デザイン研究室では2010年より日本における軽量籾殻土充填工法の可能性を研究しています。軽量籾殻土は籾殻と粘土質の土で構成 されており、熱伝導率が低いため、断熱効果が高く、天然素材で2020年省エネ基準法をクリアできるようになりました。今回のワークショップは壁の充填材 の生産と壁中の充填作業です。

2016-02-21

温室 Green House

Stonebridge Permaculture Forest Gardenの仕事
大工が飯田ベンジャミン善郎氏
 
充填断熱材としてスタイロ畳を利用 Recycled Tatami Mat Insulation
土壁の下地として、木擦りを張る Wood Lath
現場の土を利用した土壁 Earthen Plaster Using Site Soil
 漆喰かた押さえ仕上げ Kiwado's NAGOMI Shikkui Lime Plaster Finish
 
 完成 Ready for plants!

2016-01-28

カメレオンワークス・デザイン事務所 Chameleon Works

Renovation in historic district of Onomichi, Hiroshima. 宮本本店さんの仕事です。
http://miyamotohonten.jp/
昭和23年に建てた民家を天然素材で改造・新事務所・ギャラリー造作
大工がSAKURASAKUさん
http://www.sakurasakunow.jp/
カメレオンワークス[デザイン事務所]
https://www.facebook.com/chameleon.works.japan
 
 
  

2015-10-31

Natural Building Colloquium 2015

Marking the 20th anniversary of the first (1995) natural building colloquium at the Black Range Lodge in Kingston, New Mexico, Builders without Boarders and the Black Range Lodge, in cooperation with Cob Cottage Company, hosted the 2015 Natural Building Colloquium. The following photos paint a broad picture of the venue and workshops that took place. A special thanks to Ya-Yin LIN for all of her help in reaching the event and for some of the photos.


2015-09-25

Haja Center Earth Building and Natural Plastering Workshop

September 14-17 helped teach an earth building and natural plastering workshop at the Haja Center in Seoul, South Korea. The workshop was led by Mr. Seongwon Kim, leader of South Korea's renaissance of hand crafts and appropriate technology. Mr. Minsu Kang of TerraKorea lead the construction of an earthen wall using paper egg crates based on ancient Korea's practice of building cob walls incorporating discarded roofing tiles.






Earth Play Room at the Haja Center, Seoul, South Korea

The Haja Center in Seoul, South Korea hosts an earth play room dedicated to connecting urban children to earth.

More information regarding a recent trip to the Haja Center can seen at the following link:
http://holzhueter.blogspot.jp/2015/09/creativity-summit-at-haja-center-seoul.html
http://holzhueter.blogspot.jp/2015/09/urban-farming-and-seed-saving-at-haja.html