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Contact Name:Andrew and Gabriella Morrison
 Jacksonville, OR 97530
 United States
Structure Location:  
 Jacksonville, OR 97530
 United States
Email:Andrew@StrawBale.com
Web site:http://www.StrawBale.com

Type of Structure: Non-Loadbearing Home Schooling Classroom
interior size: 125 sq ft
exterior size: 200 sq ft
unconditioned space size: 0 sq ft
Number of stories: 1
Built primarily by: Owner Built
County: Jackson

Open to visitors by appointment.
Architect/Designer:Organicforms Design
 1075 Benson Way Suite 4 -Suite 4-
 Ashland, OR 97520
 United States
Phone
EmailChris@Organicformsdesign.com
Web

Subcontractors: None. Owner built with no plumbing

Foundations and Floor: Monolithic concrete slab on grade.
Exterior Finish:
    Lime Plaster
Interior Finish:
    Lime Plaster
Plaster application method:
    By hand, with trowels
Were the bales pinned?:
    no pinning
Pre-Compression:
    None
Bale type:
    2-string/wire
Bale dimensions: 14 inches X 18 inches X 36 inches
Number of bales used: 100
Straw type(s) used:
    wheat
Bale Orientation:
    Strings up (flat)

Insured?: no
Mortgaged?: no

Unique features: No building permit required except for electrical. Curved rafters allow for low plate height. It looks like the belly of a boat upside down.

Problems encountered: None



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