Scott Morris Architects
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Straw Bale House modern
 

Straw Bale House

The Straw Bail House is a new passive solar off-grid straw bale house. Designed as a contemporary post & beam structure located in rural Ontario, this project was featured in Projects Green Toronto and sponsored by the Toronto Society of Architects for it’s extensive and innovative use of many sustainable technologies and green design strategies
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Jen Dalley |||||||||||||| added this to Off the Grid: Siting and Building to Conserve Energy
Home insulation isn’t limited to the rigid-foam, batt and spray-foam products found at your local hardware store. Here, straw bales provide the home’s insulation. Straw bale R-values have been widely debated; different tests have found that they can range from R-20 to R-50. However, low costs and low environmental impact make it an intriguing option. Why You Might Want to Build a House of Straw

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jlepley added this to LkM
August 10, 2014
Home insulation isn’t limited to the rigid-foam, batt and spray-foam products found at your local hardware store. Here, straw bales provide the home’s insulation. Straw bale R-values have been widely debated; different tests have found that they can range from R-20 to R-50. However, low costs and low environmental impact make it an intriguing option.
gingerchi1 added this to gingerchi1's ideas
June 18, 2014
Straw as insulation instead of straw bale house
jillmaty added this to green/passive/sustainable
May 30, 2014
Home insulation isn’t limited to the rigid-foam, batt and spray-foam products found at your local hardware store. Here, straw bales provide the home’s insulation. Straw bale R-values have been widely debated; different tests have found that they can range from R-20 to R-50. However, low costs and low environmental impact make it an intriguing option.
wuweeee added this to Construction
May 28, 2014
Batt or hybrid batt and spray foam insulation in the walls.
Angela Isaza - Art added this to construccion
May 23, 2014
Home insulation isn’t limited to the rigid-foam, batt and spray-foam products found at your local hardware store. Here, straw bales provide the home’s insulation. Straw bale R-values have been widely debated; different tests have found that they can range from R-20 to R-50. However, low costs and low environmental impact make it an intriguing option.
regcecilielord added this to 44
May 20, 2014
Interesting shape, roof
emiliano romagnoli added this to emilianoromagnoli's ideas
May 19, 2014
sistema alternativo
Ryan Stuve added this to ryan_stuve's ideas
May 18, 2014
Cool project
joshmoney added this to Eco Ideas
May 18, 2014
Roof line good for rain collection.
westrade added this to Green buildings
April 12, 2014
in process
Mwelwa Chungu-Lyseight added this to Cottage/Guesthouse
August 18, 2013
How possible is it to build with straw bails?
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