Essential Prefabricated Straw Bale Construction is a fully illustrated practical guide to this affordable, scalable method.

This indispensable manual includes a complete introduction to the use of prefabricated bale walls, packed with all the information you need to determine whether they are the right choice for your project. It covers: Specifications, engineering details and building code references; Comprehensive step-by-step instructions and detail drawings; Finishing and maintenance techniques; Budgeting and labor estimates; Additional resources

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Essential Prefab Straw Bale Construction:The Complete Step-by-Step Guide

Author(s): Magwood Chris

Structures/Buildings | Lifestyle & General

Prefabricated straw bale wall panels combine the performance and low environmental impact of traditional straw bale with reduced labor and more consistent results. These structural insulated panels (SIPs) are built offsite and transported to the job site, or built onsite and "tipped up" into position. Essential Prefabricated Straw Bale Construction is a fully illustrated practical guide to this affordable, scalable method.


This indispensable manual includes a complete introduction to the use of prefabricated bale walls, packed with all the information you need to determine whether they are the right choice for your project. It covers: Specifications, engineering details and building code references; Comprehensive step-by-step instructions and detail drawings; Finishing and maintenance techniques; Budgeting and labor estimates; Additional resources


Product Information

General Fields

  • : 9780865718203
  • : New Society Publishers,U.S.
  • : New Society Publishers,U.S.
  • : October 2016
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 166
  • : Magwood Chris
  • : Paperback/Softcover