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Best Cold Climate Building System?

Wednesday, May 28th, 2014:

Question: I dream of building a small eco friendly country ‘cabin’. My location will be in Alberta or BC, Canada. Do you prefer earthbag technique now over straw bale? Site will be a cold climate compared to many of your examples. I do have concerns on moisture and rot for essentially an organic material. — […]  Read more from > Best Cold Climate Building System?

CEDES Straw Bale Demonstration Home

Sunday, October 20th, 2013:

“The state of Sonora recognized that to their south, in the Valle del Yaqui, the area around Ciudad Obregon, they had vast reservoirs of wheat straw that could be utilized for building. With a new governor in place, there was motivation to begin experimenting once again with straw bale buildings and take advantage of what […]  Read more from > CEDES Straw Bale Demonstration Home