How to Build a Straw Bale House. Building a straw bale and plaster house is a low-cost and environmentally friendly way to create a home. This guide covers the materials and methods you might use to build a straw bale house, a house that.
This home on Cedar Road is the only straw-bale house in the Cleveland area. Note the large overhangs and deep porch. They provide additional protection for the thick clay/mud mixture walls from the elements.