Building Your Strawbale Home: From Foundations to the Roof.
To be published in A practical, hands-on guide to building with straw. Design of Straw Bale Buildings: Earth Garden Building Book: Design and Build Your Own House. Expains the buildig and design processes for beginners, with a chapter on low-cost, sustainable building with strawbale by John Glassford.
More About Straw Bale Building: A complete guide to designing and building with straw, updated edition. Comprehensive information on planning and building with straw; a guide to sustainable construction and techniques to build smarter, better, simply. Practical Straw Bale Building. By Murray Hollis, Landlinks Press, Information and ideas for immediate practical application and as a basis for further development of straw-bale building methods. Designs That Reuse, Recycle, and Reveal.
By Jennifer Roberts, Gibbs Smith, Includes severals straw-bale projects, design and construction information in the New Construction chapter. Descriptions and illustrations of building types and materials including strawbale, rammed earth, adobe. Permanent Publications UK , Full of photographs, drawings and explanations of designing and constructing a hybrid, off-grid house from forest to finished building.
Reviewed in TLS Design and Technology of a Sustainable Architecture. Sticks, Stones, Mud Homes.
Many of the owners featured in this book have used alternative methods of construction, appreciating the most basic building blocks — earth, straw, timber and stone — which form a natural alliance with the land. The New Strawbale Home. By Catherine Wanek, Gibbs Smith, A practical guide to strawbale design, complete with floor plans, construction tips, and photos of forty homes from cities, mountain towns, desertscapes and rural settings throughout North America. A House of Straw: A Natural Building Odyssey. A well-told real-life tale for all audiences that contains a lot more specific building information than one might expect.
Building With Straw Bales: By Barbara Jones, Green Books, A compelling mix of heart and information, offering value for novice and veteran alike. A Manual for Designers and Builders. Contains architectural details for a wide variety of scenarios, ready to take a design and make it into real-world plans. The Beauty of Straw Bale Homes. A gem of a book. Beautiful photos to inspire, interspersed with nuggets of wise advice.
As a compilation of most of the testing and code work done to date on bale walls, this publication is a must-have. An excellent addition to the literature on strawbale, especially appropriate for those in wet, cold climates. Basics of straw walls 3. Materials, components and tools 4.
University of South Australia. The earliest strawbale buildings of over a century ago were loadbearing. Narrated by Athena and Bill Steen and featuring interviews with architects, engineers and owner-builders, this video shows that building with bales can produce ecological, empowering, and affordable housing. Buildings of Earth and Straw. A general overview of straw-bale building put together by Global Austrian Friends of the Earth. The cutting and trimming of bales can be done with hand tools, but the most popular and effective method is to use a chain saw with a blade length of at least mm.
Preparing the bales 5. Stacking, tying and straightening 7. Plastering straw bales 8. A new straw bale wall construction system 9. A wall pre-construction method Waterproofing, plumbing, openings and drywall finishes Garden walls and creative shapes Handling, transportation and storage. Includes bibliographical references and index.
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