A - Eliptical wall of recycled waste from compressed straw panels "STRAMIT" production. Pieces are 300mm wide in various legths with unevenly cut "raw straw" edge sprayed with wheat paste 'glue', layed flat next to each other like bricks. Small random openings in the wall are created by leaving gaps between each two pieces. Courses are glued together with weat paste 'glue'.
B - Roof finish - PVC transparent sheet (only above Pavilion as a skylight) - Laths - Trussed rafters at 1200mm - Pyramidal ceiling of compressed straw panels STRAMIT with a lime wash finish
C - Tyre foundation to support floor beam.
D - A timber wall plate is required on top of the straw bale wall to be constructed as follows: - 200 x 50mm cross members @ 1200mm - 200 x 50mm bottom and top members - bottom member to be fixed to light reflector of compressed straw panel STRAMIT with a lime wash finish. The top member flush with the ceiling of compressed straw panel STRAMIT with a lime wash finish fixed to the roof timber trussed rafters. Bottom, top and cross members will frame openings for single glazed windows runnig full length of the walls. Stability of a wall plate is provided by galvanized steel braces @ every 2nd window. Wall plate to be anchored to the floor construction with a galvanized steel wire hoops @ 1200mm
E - Bituminous sheets - Laths - Trussed rafters - 450mm thick straw bales on edge - Compressed straw panels STRAMIT with a limewash.
F - LOAD BEARING STRAW BALE WALL - External 60mm thick adobe plaster in 3 coats. - 450mm thick straw bales ( 350 x 450 x 1100mm) joined with hazel stakes @ 2 per bale with the stakes long enough to penetrate 2 lower courses of bales. First row of bales to be located over 350mm long hazel stubs projecting from the floor construction @ 2 per bale. - Internal 60mm thick adobe plaster in 3 coats.
G - Roof finish PVC transparent sheet (only at the edge of the slope) - Laths - Trussed rafters at 1200mm.
H - Timber floorboarding - Fireboard - Floor joists 50 x 200mm at 1200mm - 200mm thick loose straw - Compressed straw panels STRAMIT finished with a microporous mineral paint