Straw Bale Building Details: An Illustrated Guide for


  • Kindle Edition
  • Straw Bale Building Details: An Illustrated Guide for Design and Construction
  • CASBA
  • 13 March 2019
  • 0865719039

4 thoughts on “Straw Bale Building Details: An Illustrated Guide for Design and Construction

  1. Jessica De La Cruz Bravo Jessica De La Cruz Bravo says:

    This book is a great step by step instructions manual for anyone interested in straw bale building and its design science What I appreciate most is the simple language used to help the reader understand The content is flexible and in depth enough for both experienced and new builders alike.


  2. Irvine Strow Irvine Strow says:

    Excellent resource for building and very good book.


  3. James Henderson James Henderson says:

    This is the straw bale construction book you have always wanted.The depth of knowledge and experience in this book is mind blowing.If you ever want to build a straw bale house, you need this book.


  4. ebats.us Customer ebats.us Customer says:

    I have a copy of the old one, and this blows it away We will be building soon, and this book will be invaluable


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Straw Bale Building Details: An Illustrated Guide for Design and ConstructionThe devil is in the details the science and art of designing and building durable, efficient, straw bale buildingsStraw bale buildings promise superior insulation and flexibility across a range of design aesthetics, while using a typically local and abundant low embodied energy material that sequesters carbon an important part of mitigating climate changeHowever, some early straw bale designs and construction methods resulted in buildings that failed to meet design goals for energy efficiency and durability This led to improved building practices and a deeper understanding of the building science underlying this building systemDistilling two decades of site built straw bale design and construction experience, Straw Bale Building Details is an illustrated guide that coversPrinciples and process of straw bale design and building, options, and alternatives Building science of straw bale wall systems How design impacts cost, building efficiency, and durability Avoiding costly mistakes and increasing construction efficiency Dozens of time tested detailed drawings for straw bale wall assemblies, including foundations, windows and doors, and roofsWhether you re an architect, engineer, contractor, or owner builder interested in making informed choices, Straw Bale Building Details is the indispensable guide to current practice in straw bale design and construction