[GSBN] New nomination - Min Hall

Matts Myhrman mattsmy at gmail.com
Wed Aug 27 09:34:25 CDT 2014


Re: Min.  Yes, indeed!  I promise to refrain from sending another wordy
post for several days.


On Tue, Aug 26, 2014 at 2:40 PM, Graeme North <graeme at ecodesign.co.nz>
wrote:

> Hi Everyone
>
> I would like to nominate my friend and colleague Min Hall to membership of
> the list, if someone will second her please.
> I think that she will be a great addition to our collective wisdom. She
> has designed some really lovely earth and straw buildings.
> Some of you will have met her at Colorado.
>
> As she says of herself:
>
> *I am a New Zealand registered architect with over thirty years
> experience. During that time I have designed a number of earth and straw
> bale buildings and more recently(2012) completed a Master of Architecture
> thesis "Earth and Straw Bale: their performance and potential as building
> materials in New Zealand." I am a member of the Standards New Zealand
> Committee responsible for our Earth Building Standards and part of a
> working group looking at providing building consent information for straw
> bale construction. Most importantly I am on the organising committee for
> the 2016 International Straw Building Conference to be held in Methven, New
> Zealand in March 2016 which is going to be a ripper!*
>
> thanks
>
>
>
> Graeme
> Graeme North Architects
> 49 Matthew Road
> RD1
> Warkworth
> New Zealand 0981
> tel/fax +64 (0)9 4259305
>
> www.ecodesign.co.nz
>
>
>
>
> On 26/08/2014, at 4:32 AM, Bill Christensen <billc at greenbuilder.com>
> wrote:
>
> Hi all,
>
> We had a couple of nominations hanging out there - Brad Young of Fairfield
> IA and cob builder Kevin McCabe.  But due to poor follow through, Brad was
> on the 'read only' list until just now when I promoted him to contributing
> member status (WELCOME, Brad! from a fellow 'roo), and Kevin hasn't even
> joined the 'read only' list. Tom or Graham, are you willing to follow up on
> Kevin - invite him to the list and then let me know he's signed up.
>
> The same procedure goes for Enga - ask her to sign up for the list and let
> me know once she's there.  I can then make her a contributing member.
>
> Sign up is through the link in the footer of every message from the list.
>
> With all these cobbers and other not-pure-straw people coming in lately,
> perhaps we should change the name from Global Straw Building Network to
> Global Sustainable Building Network!
>
> --
> Bill Christensen
> http://SustainableSources.com
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