3 responses to “the making of a home4self”

  1. axisdesignarchitects.com » Custom Build Roundup 2013

    […] Alongside the meetings, debates and drawings there has also been plenty of self-build construction activity with the start on site of a personal project for one of the Directors. The experiment in modern methods of construction using both pre-fabricated and on-site techniques is well under way and progress can be followed on the dedicated web site: home4self.tumblr.com. The full account of the project history can also be found on Rob’s own blog: no2self.net. […]

  2. chris

    Hi Rob, I think your site is excellent. I’ve built many houses using thin joint methods but we always use aircrete blocks and full fill cavities, quite a similar process to traditional builds as seen here in this video www.advancednewbuilds.co.uk/thin-joint-blockwork/

    So it’s interesting to see from all your photo’s someone using a clay block thin joint method.

    Can I ask – what U-values were you able to achieve? Did it meet passivhaus house standards?