straw bale construction Archives - The Last Straw Journal
Read reviews of the first three books in the Sustainable Essential Building Series by New Society Publishers – Hempcrete Construction, Building Science and Prefab Straw Bale Construction.
We get a code update from Martin Hammer, the main and contributing author of the two most recently adopted U.S. strawbale building codes
This article first appeared in The Owner Builder 196 August/September 2016. www.theownerbuilder.com.au By Brian Hodge As we embark on our 20th owner-built home, I reflect back over the progress since purchasing property…
For too long the insurance industry has held the owners of straw bale buildings captive while they sway back and forth with the prevailing winds when it comes to insuring our buildings. We begin to address this issue in the first of a series of articles on this topic.
When you think of New Zealand, what do you think about? ‘Wow, it’s really far away’ ‘Isn’t there more sheep then people that live there?’ ‘I’ve heard there’s lots of…
Jame Henderson of Henderson Clayworks shares his knowledge of bale wall plaster systems and how to differentiate the most important aspects of each
In the first of a two part series article, Jacob Deva Racusin explains the differences in monitors for your walls. This is “must know” information for every builder and owner.