Coveted Crib: A Strawbale Home

Coveted Crib:  A Strawbale Home

Strawbale is a natural building method that uses bales of straw to create a thermal mass, which provides an incredible insulating effect in a home. The straw is often placed between a post and beam wooden frame, and then covered with stucco or a natural earthen plaster. Not only are these homes extremely eco and energy efficient, they're also surprisingly graceful in form. To see what I mean, check out the slideshow. Source