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Transforming an old timberhouse into a strawbale house with greenhouse.

World, Europe, Finland, Komossa

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About the workproject

We need 4 volunteers

I have a charming timberhouse that i want to transform into a zero energy house integrated with a greenhouse.
One of the roofs has a perfect angle to the south.
The lower parts of the timber is rotten and needs to be replaced.
Windows need to be replaced and strawbales can be used for insulating the walls.
Greenhouse on the south side of the house.

About the host

Daniel

Host since

2020

Languages

English, Swedish

I am living alone in the countryside in a charming timberhouse.
My main job is chimney sweep and i also sell velomobiles.
My passion is to live in harmony with nature and encourage others to do the same.
The goal is to live selfsustainable and be able to travel more.

Project dates


Work to be done

  • construction

Expected workhours

  • 5 hours a day
  • 5 days a week

Work exchange deal

  • private room, shared room

It is a big house with rooms, a kitchen and 2 bathrooms

  • shared meals

  • no money is involved

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