05 May '11, 7am

Straw Bales Used for Pop-Up Structure

Straw Bales Used for Pop-Up Structure

Productive Building is a recycled and recyclable building system concept that was recently demonstrated for the construction of Greenhouse, a temporary, and entirely waste free , restaurant on the waterfront in Sydney, Australia. The Productive Building system is an intriguing and fast way of creating a building with steel, straw bales, and simple interior and exterior finishes. The restaurant was only up from February 12 through the end of March 2011 and has now been disassembled. But the construction method could be used elsewhere for more permanent structures, as well as for similar temporary structures like this. It begins with a light-gauge steel frame, which can even be site-fabricated using a roll-forming machine that produces structural forms from a continuous roll of thin sheet steel. After the frame is erected, the inside is clad with plywood for structural braci...

Full article: http://www.jetsongreen.com/2011/05/productive-building-st...

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