[GSBN] New nomination - Min Hall

Graeme North graeme at ecodesign.co.nz
Wed Aug 27 15:49:15 CDT 2014


thanks Bill

NZ in late summer is very very nice - good idea to come!

Graeme

On 27/08/2014, at 6:02 PM, Bill Christensen <lists at sustainablesources.com> wrote:

> Enga is now a contributing member of GSBN.  Welcome Enga.  (she said she's probably going to lurk for a bit anyway).
> 
> Graeme (apologies for the earlier misspelling of your name), please ask Min to join via http://sustainablesources.com/mailman/listinfo.cgi/GSBN and then let me know when she's done so.  I doubt we'll see any "no" votes, so I'll probably be adding her as a contributor as well in the next few days.
> 
> NZ in March 2016... hmmm.  If I do well in the job interview on Friday I may be in a position to do that one, and hopefully maybe bring the whole family.  
> 
> On 8/26/14 4:40 PM, Graeme North 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!
>>> 
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