Jakub Zucha Wihan

MACHAROVA   666   ZAMBERK   564 01   CZECH REPUBLIC      +420 724 506 036       kuba@jakubwihan.com

Experience

2010 - Straw Works partner, strawbale building designer, consultant and trainer of strawbale building; Todmorden, Yorkshire, England

2007 - Jakub Wihan strawbale building, design, consultancy and training; Velké Poříčí, 549 32, Czech Republic

2007 - 2009 amazonails strawbale building designer, consultant and teacher of sustainable and straw bale building; Todmorden, Yorkshire, England - Projects: I. II.

2001 - 2007 Jakub Wihan freelance civil engineer and architectural designer, Paris, France; Prague, Czech Republic - Projects: I. II. III. IV. V. VI. VII. VIII. IX. X. XI.

2000 Tibet Heritage Fund architectural surveyor, natural building designer, Lhasa, Tibet, China - Projects: I. II. III.

1998 - 1999 M Moser Associates senior designer, Shanghai, China - Projects: I. II.

1997 - 1998 Studio Arch. Jiří Mezřický civil engineer, Prague, Czech Republic

1996 - 1997R-Projekt 07 architect's assistant, Prague, Czech Republic

Education
2005 - 2007 Trained as an "ambassador", a representative of the building techniques of amazonails, the UK's foremost natural building experts, Todmorden, Yorkshire, England.

2004 - 2007 MSc Architecture, Environmental and Energy Studies at The Center for Alternative Technology, in Wales in cooperation with The University of East London.
Study finished with thesis HUMIDITY IN STRAW BALE WALLS AND ITS EFFECT ON THE DECOMPOSITION OF STRAW

1989 - 1996 MA Hons in Civil Engineering and Architecture, Czech Technical University in Prague, Faculty of Civil Engineering.
 

N A T U R A L   H O U S E S :

  • strawbale wrap of existing bungalow with strawbale extension , Bridport, Dorset, England - 2012 -
  • affordable council social housing, amazonails, Waddington, Lincolnshire, England - 2010
  • strawbale wrap of existing building, Náchod - Bra?ec, Czech Republic - 2009
  • straw bale family house, Náchod, Czech Republic - 2002 - 2006
  • natural passive house concept developed by computer simulation with ies software - 2005
  • straw bale zero energy house, Vonoklasy, Czech Republic - 2005 -
  • the whole house - straw (bale and panel) family house, concept, - 2004
  • strawbale and straw panel information and resource centre, Jedousov, Czech Republic - 2003
  • lizard's view, straw bale family house, Náchod, Czech Republic - 2003
  • straw bale low energy vacation house, Martin Oehlmann, Plozevet, France - 2005 - 2006
  • straw bale office (pdf), Builders Without Borders, Chemal, Siberia, Russia - 2005




  • O T H E R   P R O J E C T S :

  • adaptation of old fortress into family house, Ře?etova Lhota, Czech Republic - 2004 -
  • low energy apartment conversion, Velké Poříčí, Czech Republic - 2002
  • recreational area, family house, horse stables and barns, Horse Ranch Lipí, Czech Republic - 1998
  • school for blind children, Tibet Heritage Fund, Lhasa, Tibet - 2000
  • series of red cross clinics, Tibet Heritage Fund, Lhasa, Tibet - 2000
  • survey of kampa house, Tibet Heritage Fund, Barkor area, central Lhasa, Tibet - 2000
  •