No. 66, Winter 2015 (Digital)

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Plaster – How to choose a system for your bale walls

James Henderson brings us his perspective on choosing a plaster system on your next project.


Buildwell Library Launched
The most comprehensive resource of technical data on natural building is now live.

Tips and How-to’s for Building and Adobe Floor
Sigi Koko reminds us why adobe floors are so nice in this first part of a two-part series on the topic.

Building Monitoring for Straw Bale Buildings – Part 1
Jacob Deva Racusin explains the intricacies of various building monitors.

Update on Straw Bale Building in Pakistan
Darcy Donovan shares the latest news on her program through PAKSAB in Pakistan.

Adobe Mejorado
Liz Johndrow once again shares her passion for teaching, and learning in Central America.

Polished Tosa Shikkui
Kyle Holzhueter brings us yet another extremely beautiful and practical finish using lime.