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Straw Bale Construction

Articles on Straw Bale Construction

Being probably the most querried topic within natural building on the internet, straw bale construction has become what some people refer to as a ladder or bridge technology.  It is an easy path for people to follow and understand who are new to such a vast and under-utilized family of construction techniques and systems in this modern age.

The Last Straw was founded as a response to the need to disseminate information primarily about bale construction, but soon broadened its scope to include the entire natural building world and beyond.  You will find a wide range of topics on this page related to straw bale construction and probably more related systems to explore.  Ask questions in the comments section of each article and browse multiple pages to find what your seeking.


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