An excellent practical workbook that covers all aspects of straw bale construction. Barbara offers designs and details which she has evolved herself over many years of refinement and trial and error. The section on plasters and renders for straw bale is comprehensive and the further reading and resources are very helpful.
|Short title||Building With Straw Bales|
|Long title||Building With Straw Bales, 2nd edition: A Practical Guide for the UK and Ireland|
- Building with Straw Bales is an excellent practical workbook that covers all aspects of straw bale construction Review by Rob Hopkins, co-founder of the Transition Movement - from Permaculture magazine
Barbara Jones has produced a brilliant resource for anyone wishing to explore this wonderful building technique, filled with wisdom, experience and common sense. This book is another invaluable addition to the indigenous body of wisdom relating to how we are to live sustainably in these isles. (Posted on 12/07/2010)