Strawberries on a living sod roof

by ziggy on June 6, 2009 -- 3 comments -- Follow

rooftopstrawberry

Here it is…. the first food from the sod roof of my cob house. Mm mm.

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  • Ron Martens

    Great information. Thanks for sharing. I have been helping build a circular strawbale house with a planned reciprocal roof, hopefully sod covered. My questions are: Are you aware of any outward pressure on the walls resulting from the reciprocal roof rafters when the weight changes from water or snow load? did you mount the rafters tight to the wall structure or allow from some slippage?

    Thank you in advance for your help.

    Ron

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