Straw? Straw… straw!

Kolakowski, Marcin Mateusz (2011) Straw? Straw… straw! Architektura & Biznes . pp. 22-23. ISSN 1230-1817

Straw? Straw… Straw!

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An overview of new ways of building with straw in Europe. The article starts from describing the history of straw bale construction, discusses the myths and superstitions surrounded this building construction, and compares traditional and new straw bale constructions, indicating differences between different regions of the world with particular consideration of Europe.

Keywords:Architecture, Sustainable design and construction, DIY technology, open source
Subjects:J Technologies > J990 Technologies not elsewhere classified
K Architecture, Building and Planning > K100 Architecture
K Architecture, Building and Planning > K450 Housing
Divisions:College of Arts > School of Architecture & Design > School of Architecture & Design (Architecture)
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ID Code:17943
Deposited On:21 Jul 2015 13:16

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