Category Archives for "Straw Bale"
I’m a big fan of strawbale construction. My friend and mentor in strawbale Andrew Morrison who I have covered several times over the years just shared a post on his site about a couple who completed a small strawbale home the Applegate Cottage. I wanted to make sure you saw it and have put a … Read moreContinue reading
A straw bale tiny house (430 sq ft) in Wales. Brief This project in Powys, Wales was set in a small clearing in an Ash (Fraxinus excelsior) woodland. The client wanted to blur the lines between interior and exterior and create something that fits into the landscape. The house had to be eco-friendly, healthy to … Read moreContinue reading
Looking for a tiny house community with homes available for sale right now? Look no further! Check out this community of tiny houses! Dancing Rabbit Eco-village is a community of over fifty people in north-east Missouri, where folks have come together to live in harmony with our local environment while sharing a message of ecological … Read moreContinue reading
Be on top of your tiny house building game with these ten tips for passive solar tiny house design! These top ten passive solar design tips will give you a good starting point in designing your own tiny house by using the sun to your advantage for both heating and cooling your home. Often these techniques are … Read moreContinue reading
On a recent trip to Portland, Oregon, I ran into Ross Lukeman of the blog, Alternative Homes Today and we chatted not only about tiny homes, but about his architecture career and interest in alternative ways of design and construction. His initial interest in tiny homes derived from attending a Tumbleweed workshop with Dee Williams … Read moreContinue reading