STEP U2: INFILL & PREFABRICATION

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This course is also available in German.

Content: handling tools, plan & construct INFILL double post walls, HYBRID constructions (CUT, OrganiCUT, GREB), execute different infill construction methods, know about PREFAB straw bale elements and advantages and disadvantages of the different techniques.

Skills/Competences:

After completing this course, trainees can

  • handle tools and machines for load-bearing straw bale construction
  • assess the hazards and take steps to avoid them
  • apply the different Ioad-bearing construction methods and resize, compress and fix bales
  • explain different ways of load-bearing techniques and their advantages and disadvantages
  • inspect and select good quality straw bales
  • check the general quality of bales and of completed constructions during the whole building process

LINK to the handbook (PDF) / All dates and details

STEP U2 Learning Outcome & Handbook

STEP U2-S6: Structural Engineerng and Building Details

STEP U2-S8: Building Law & Regulations

STEP U2-S9: Straw Bale Practice, practical Test

Materials/Documents: U2 Learning Outcome – Level 3 | ECVET credit points: 25 U2 Learning Outcome – Level 4 | ECVET credit points: 20 Handbuch/Handbook: U2 Handbuch DE (PDF) U2 Handbook EN (PDF)
Time Schedule: Monday, 12-17:00: Introduction, Welcome, Construction Systems, Construction Plan (start*) Tuesday: 9:00-12:00: Construction Plan, Building Details, Sketchup 14:00-17:00: Infill Constructions Wednesday: 9:00-12:00: Hybrid Constructions (CUT, Organicut, Greb) 14:00-17:00: Prefab & Modules Thursday April 2nd 9:00-12:00: Excercise Sketchup (2nd part*) + Presentations 14-17:00: Timber Constructions, Structural Integrity, Quiz (Ing. Viktor Gach)
Friday 9:00-12:00: Building Law(s), Questions & Answers, Final Assessment

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