A Passive Solar Straw Bale Home

“This passive solar straw bale house is situated in one of the coldest places in the nation. Gunnison, Colorado, ranks within the top 5 cities with the average coldest temperatures in the United States, yet the insulating properties of the … Continue reading →

Help us spread the word about straw bale building in Romania

“Hello, my name is Grzegorz and I am an architect. I come from Poland, but I currently live in Romania where I am an active proponent of straw bale building. Together with my wife Maria, and our many enthusiastic friends … Continue reading →

Senior Living Straw Bale Home in Vermont

“HOLLAND — With straw bale walls, enclosed in a lime, clay, straw plaster that was mixed on site, it’s not exactly what comes to mind when you think of a senior living facility. … Continue reading →

Foamglas Blocks, Gravel and Insulation Board

We’re starting work on the Wiki Natural House project in the UK. At this point it looks like we will use three foam glass products: foam glass blocks, foam glass insulation board under the slab floor and foam glass gravel … Continue reading →