Monday – 20/09/21
Floorers came and laid 6mm ply layer
Decking setting out and laying
Tuesday – 21/09/21
Floorers – laid self levelling screed layer.
Applying mastic in remaining courtyard windows in the morning.
Laid decking in the afternoon. It was frustrating when joists weren’t on centre and longer boards needed to be cut down.
Assessing board width, knots, length and bendiness was quite time consuming.
Wednesday – 22/09/21
Bathroom units assembling
Plumbing and further electrics works
Installing lighting cables and hanging lights
Floorers couldn’t do anything because tiles weren’t delivered
Thursday – 23/09/21
Floorers laid carpet in bedrooms and vinyl floors in bathrooms
Mastic Windows large windows
Assisted with bathroom cabinets
Kitchen sink and dish washer plumbed in
Work on ensuite plumbing
Friday – 24/09/21
Electrical checks, fixed in oven and microwave
Floorers applied Marmoleum tiles – still yet to be finished (Flooring finished on Sunday)
Finalised ensuite plumbing and shower fitted
A note from Studio Bark
No Building As Usual is an ambitious student build project running for 10 weeks over the summer of 2021. The programme addresses the climate emergency, diversity in the built environment professions, and the need for cross-industry collaboration.
Many thanks to blog and NBAU project collaborator NMITE