Category Archives: Walls

Constructon Details

Wooden Glulam (Week 3-5)

Work progresses on the wooden frame. As other self builders attest at certain times in a self build project the build moves quickly. This is one of those times.Self Build

Overview of Self Build

Entrance-View

Internal-View-of-Structure

Elevation-View End View

 Side View Above

Driveway

Living Area
Living Area
Roof Overhang
Steel Fixings to ring beam

Side View

Panorama-3

Panorama perspective curved view

Roof-Detail

Roof detail with wood fibre board layer

Inside View Living Area

Images courtesy of David Hughes

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wooden Glulam (Week1-Week 2).

The arrival of the house frame is always a defining moment as it means that stage one of the concrete foundation is ready as per specification.

Self Build Passive House
Self Build Passive House

As previously mentioned a few of the reasons for selecting a glulam beam system was that it allows for a flexible open plan design in the future where internal walls can be moved. It should also simplify the air-tightness strategy and the running of services.

Frame Arrival

The first few days were spent installing the posts and brackets.

Gluelam
Glue-lam posts Self Build
Gluelam
Glu-lam wall section Passive House Self Build

 

Brackets on ring beam

 

Glelam Passive House Self Build
Internal View of structure of Passive House