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Getting Loose With Lloyd Kahn

| No. 73, Fall 2022 | No Comments
The Last Straw: What are you working on now? Lloyd…

What You’re Getting Wrong About Building

| No. 73, Fall 2022 | No Comments
  Introducing Resource Conscious Construction     What is Natural…
Issue No. 72
Spring 2022

Sealing an Earth Floor

| No. 55, September 2006 | One Comment
This is the second of a two-part article on creating…

Light Clay-Straw Mountain Home

| No. 64, Summer 2014 | No Comments
This feature project is of a solar, light clay-straw house…

Moisture and Straw-Bale Walls

| Online Articles | No Comments
Moisture is every bit the very real concern in straw-bale…