In addition to the tree house and rocket stove projects already described, there were quite a few other hands-on demonstration projects happening at the Natural Building Colloquium (NBC), and I’ll describe a few of these. A simple straw bale wall … Continue reading →
Guest post from Bob Cromer, one of our readers.
“Builders today have very high standards and architects and construction companies need products of the highest technical standard which still enable cost-effective construction.
“Seaweed pillows [knit mesh tubes filled with dried seaweed] were used as cladding for this holiday house on the Danish island of Læsø by architecture studio Vandkunsten and non-profit organisation Realdania Byg. … Continue reading →
“Knauf EcoBatt™ Insulation doesn’t look like any insulation you’ve ever seen, but that’s because its natural brown color represents a level of sustainability never before achieved. … Continue reading →
Good, clear straw/clay tutorial. Put those kids to work! “An instructional video by Cedar Ridge Farm. Light straw clay, also known as slip straw, is a healthy and simple material for filling interior (and exterior) walls. The process of packing … Continue reading →