Tag Archives: straw bale

Building Empowerment

15 Sep

Sigi Koko @Natural Homes Conference 2017 Building Empowerment Sigi Koko is a well known Architect specialised in Eco Buildings. She is the head of Down to Earth design and she is one of the most inspiring woman natural builder we know. Sigi believes that building naturally is also building Empowerment of people and creating resilient […]

Straw bale house by Wood worxx

9 Dec

I recently visited an interesting natural building project constructed by R&L Wood Worxx. Straw bale house by Wood worxx is a 2 storey family house which is utilising timber frame as structural element and straw bales as infill of the frame. Straw is in fact waste product of agriculture and makes excellent insulation. Straw itself […]

Straw bale homes

22 Mar

It may seem that straw is a newcomer in construction but opposite is the truth. Since people are growing grains they discovered use of unbaled straw for various roof, wall and flooring systems. The history of straw bale starts in North American west in 1870’s with introduction of horse driven baling machine. The settlers faced […]