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Small Strawbale: Natural Homes, Projects & Designs

4.17 of 5 stars 4.17  ·  rating details  ·  36 ratings  ·  5 reviews
This practical guide is filled with rich photos of homes, greenhouses, studios, sheds, open-air structures and more, each pulsating with unique yet subtle creativity. Both a pragmatic construction manual and a philosophical, artistic guidebook, Small Strawbale is an inspirational starting point for a strawbale dreamer, and a great source of information for those who are re ...more
Paperback, 240 pages
Published May 10th 2005 by Gibbs Smith
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Ron

In Small Strawbale you won't find 10,000 square foot "sustainable" McMansions. Instead you will find a series of designs for small houses that tread lightly on the earth. It is an inspiring book that lets us know we can live in a beautiful, natural house that uses earth's resources wisely.
Dan Hilton
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This book is full of great ideas for creative buildings with floor plans from 150 to 1200 sq. ft. It's full of great pictures and ideas. I read it cover to cover the day I brought it home and am starting to go through it again.
Lisa
Unfortunately this is not a how-to book. More of a pretty coffee table for inspiration book. I'd like more of a step by step something!
Kami
Oct 04, 2010 Kami rated it 4 of 5 stars
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Stories attached to small homes. Good book about living with less including space.
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