Two decades ago, the architect built a groundbreaking green space for living and working. How has ‘the straw bale house’ endured?” Read on in the GUARDIAN Sarah Wigglesworth and Piers Taylor discuss straw bale...
Category - Projects UK
The Story of Straw… and how to use straw in a modern building. Make took one of the most traditional building...
Rachel Shiamh lived off-grid in a shed in her woodland in Wales, carrying water from a local spring, using candlelight...
Lilac, 20 households of affordable co-housing made with pre-fab Modcell straw panels in 2013 designed by White Design
Spiral shaped house & the first 2 storey loadbearing to be built in Europe Technical design and courses by Barbara Jones
This is an ecohome of wood frame, cordwood and recycled window walls, straw-insulated turf roof; with solar power and...
Inspire Bradford Business Park has been built on a brownfield site close to Eccleshill Community Hospital in Bradford...
This straw bale wall in the gardens of Capel Manor College in Enfield, UK is not just a privacy screen, it is a...
The community house with central fireplace.
Loadbearing straw Council houses built in 2010, Martin, Lincolnshire. Designed by Amazonails built by Carter Homes
Loadbearing straw Community kitchen and toilets in Halifax designed by and courses from amazonails 2011
Based on amazonails design drawn by Michael Howlett straw courses by amazonails self-built with volunteer help 2011
260m² infill cafe & classrooms designed by Anne Thorne Architects consultancy Barbara Jones Part built by Straw Works
House of two semi-circles for £15,000 building in stages beginning 2011 Construction drawing & courses Barbara Jones
1600m2 compressive frame for Sworder Ltd 2007 Consultancy Barbara Jones training amazonails Contractor built
A loadbearing family home and shop for a pick your own fruit farm designed by amazonails self built with courses by...
2 storey house with cement-free stone gabion foundations, Rousay, Orkney. Designed by amazonails, self built in 2009
Semi-detached 2 storey loadbearing houses at Raleghs Cross Devon designed & courses by amazonails, built by Quantock
A 2 storey loadbearing house near Cardigan, Wales designed & courses by amazonails, built by self-builders in 2010/11
A hybrid loadbearing straw and infill café Manor Park Sutto, London. Technical design and build by amazonails in 2011
2 semi-detached 2 storey loadbearing council houses in Waddington, Lincs designed by & courses by amazonails 2008/9
A loadbearing workshop/home on Exmoor design consultancy and training courses amazonails built 2010
Timber & infill straw house self built Caithness Scotland 2009. Consultancy and Construction drawings by amazonails
Loadbearing and thatched Story telling hut with courses by Amazon Nails
Loadbearing owlery on timber & gravel foundations courses by Amazon Nails
Quirky roundwood and straw bale holiday home built by Hartwyn as part of a natural build learning village in 2018.
Infill straw Cart Lodge designed by Anne Holden built by courses by Amazon Nails 2011
Single storey infill curved wall workshop attached to zero energy house. Lime render, green roof. Family built 2015
Circular loadbearing meeting room for the Ecology Building Society with cement-free foundations by Barbara Jones
Loadbearing detached certified Passivhaus 2 storey Self-build with sub-contractors. Straw bale work by Straw Works
Loadbearing garden room with sleeping platform & woodburning stove. Designed & courses by Amazon Nails, self build
Single story, off grid, self build. Tin roof.
Loadbearing classroom & Kitchen for allotments, designed & courses by Amazon Nails in 2006 with car tyre foundations
Timberframed with strawbale infill and lime plaster exterior
communal lodge structure with a roundwood reciprocal roof and strawbale infill www.loughmardal.ie
1st SB building in Ireland 1996, loadbearing by Barbara Jones with training courses for the Steiner School, Belfast
Loadbearing circular house 3 floors & thatched roof built with courses by Barbara Jones in 1997 self built by the family
Circular loadbearing building 30m2 with compost loo. Designed by Simone Comandini with help from Barbara Jones
Frame and infill Visitor Centre and cafe on the south coast, designed by Ian Mckay with consultancy from Barbara Jones
Loadbearing Environment Centre 2 semi-circular ends. Designed by Barbara Jones who also ran courses to help build it
A loadbearing single storey artists studio in Scotland built to Barbara Jones designs in 2003 courses by Amazon Nails
Infill straw classroom designed by Anne Holden built by courses by Amazon Nails 2004