This is the door to Rachel's bathroom in her lovely home in Wales [http://quietearth.org.uk/]. You can see Rachel in front of her loadbearing (no timber framework) straw bale home here [http://naturalhomes.org/fbr.shiamh]. Rachel runs straw bale building workshops and other sustainable living courses.
This is the house Chris Magwood built for his mother, Sandra Zabludofsky. It's near Madoc, Ontario, Canada. Chris built the straw bale house in 2004 using earthen plasters and all local materials. It's an off-grid home without a straight wall in the house. Enjoy the natural homes collection at www.naturalhomes.org/house.htm
This is mighty impressive roof work from Zakopane, Poland. This building specifically is a hotel in a ski resort town near the Tatra mountains. I keep going back to look at this image to wonder who had the patience to lay those wooden shingles out so beautifully and precisely. Anyway, this image is a good […]