Building with Straw Bales: A Practical Manual for Self-Builders and ArchitectsBK00201
This book explains in straightforward terms the principles of straw-bale building for self-builders, architects and construction industry professionals.
Straw-bale buildings are cost-effective, easy to build and are highly energy efficient, enabling you to design and build beautiful, environmentally friendly buildings.
Written with non-experts in mind, this practical book takes you through everything you need to know in an easy, accessible way:
- The benefits of building with straw bales
- Design principles
- Building with straw bales
- Finishes: lime and clay plasters
- Planning and permission
- Building regulations
This revised and expanded third edition brings the book up to date and includes lots of stunning full-colour photographs throughout to illustrate the design and build process.
Author: Barbara Jones