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Here is a message we received that GSBN may be able to help with - or
perhaps Timothy Cullen should become a GSBN member if there isn't anyone
in Spain active yet. Can some of the European members of GSBN contact
him and get him in the loop over there?
>From: "Timothy J. Cullen" timothyc@...
>Date: Wed, 28 Feb 2001 16:20:51 +0100
>Thank you for your fine site.
>I am a strawbale enthusiast who hopes to secure EU and other
>governmental funding to undertake strawbale housing construction
>workshop and pilot project in Spain, my country of residence. I have
>begun doing a significant amount of research, own The Straw Bale
>House book, am acquainted with Steve Kemball & Carol Escott (I used
>to live in Bisbee) and Karl Larson of Silver City, NV, but welcome
>all information and suggestions on how best to present the proposal
>and organize workshops. I expect to have the cooperation of a
>nationally known and respected architect here in Spain and hope to
>convince the municipal and regional authorities of the value of the
>Do you know of anyone in Spain who has done strawbale building? I
>have been unable to find much info on the web and have concluded
>that the method is for all practical purposes unknown here. This is
>an absurd situation, given the Spanish climate and traditional style
>of building, but...
>Thank you for your attention.
>Timothy J. Cullen
>Avenida Manuel Siurot, 3, 4-6-4
>34 954 620 620
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