Category: Straw Bale

The history of straw bale construction

The first straw bale houses were built in the USA in Nebraska by European settlers. Because of the lack of wood and other building materials needed for their homes, they had to improvise. Using the newly invented horse-powered straw-baling machine,

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External lime plaster on straw bale wall

The sample shows all the layers of the external lime plaster over a straw bale wall: 1. (30cm -45cm) Straw bale of a density minimum 90kg/m3 made of wheat or rye straw 2. (0.5cm) Clay slip made of local earth

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