Kasijani Koning's Profile

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My Gender

Female

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Why I Build Sustainably

It's natural, better for the environment and beautiful!

Skills I would like to Work on or Share.

What i would like to develop is building houses with materials like straw bales, cob etc. Learn more about building,framing with wood. In april i will attend a course of roundwood framing. Things like that i want to get more experienced on and learn more about!

Building Styles I have Experience in

Cob
Straw Bale
Did a short course on both building styles.

My Occupation

Freelance (anything really, from graphic design to festival decor/stages, to art teacher) Also own my self build, pop up shisha/creative lounge mostly used for festival entertainment.

What I Read, Watch, and Listen to

Some of my favoriete books contain homework and tiny homes by Lloyd Kahn, Roundwood timber framing by Ben Law, Treehouses of the new world by Pete Nelson. Also interesting are the books from Micheal Reynolds about eartships.

Building Styles I'm Interested in

Cob
Rammed Earth
Earthship/used tires
Straw Bale
Adobe/Mud Bricks
Reclaimed Materials
Local Materials (ie Sustainable Wood)
Thatched
Stone/Flint walls

My Education

Studied design (some sort of combination between interior, experience and graphic, hard to explain..) Did a few courses like; welding (arc welding, tig en mig/mag welding) straw bale building, cob/mud plaster, sewing, making a vegetarian sheepskin rug, spanish, portuguese and a couple more, but not really relevant to share on this page.

My Eating Habits

Vegetarian