natural building Archives - The Last Straw Journal
This article first appeared in The Owner Builder 192 December 2015/ January 2016. www.theownerbuilder.com.au By Maggi McKerron Ten years ago I fell in love with a mountain. Mt Chiang Dao…
For too long the insurance industry has held the owners of straw bale buildings captive while they sway back and forth with the prevailing winds when it comes to insuring our buildings. We begin to address this issue in the first of a series of articles on this topic.
In the first of a two part series article, Jacob Deva Racusin explains the differences in monitors for your walls. This is “must know” information for every builder and owner.
We review the first comprehensive how-to guide covering the topic of earthen floors. Find out why you should have it in your natural building library.
Alex Sparrow begins a two-part series on hemp lime, or hempcrete. Hemp lime is relatively new but is fast becoming part of the natural building lexicon.