13. Straw Bale Building and the Foundation By Andrew Morrison Slab and Basement Foundations There are many different options for foundations. Concrete stem walls and footings, piers, monolithic concrete slabs, rubble trench with concrete bond beam, and sand bag and rip-rap stacks are all possibilities. In general, foundation systems contain one or more of the following: footings, piers, stem walls, and/or slabs.

Great information on how to build a stone foundation for cob home!

rubble trench foundation - Google Search

How To Build A Deck - Footings & Foundations - Decks.com

Straw Bale House Plans on Free Straw Bale House Plans...the design is also very good....for double storey but then it will have to be non-straw.

straw bale cottage

Straw bale house

Green Buildings Systems: earthship home

Straw bale

What is a Pier and Beam Foundation?

Building a Concrete-block Retaining Wall - Building Masonry Walls - Patios, Walkways, Walls & Masonry. DIY Advice

Anatomy of a Net Zero Home

Conceptos básicos de la cocina actual, desarrollados por Ernst Neufert en su clásico “Arte de proyectar en Arquitectura”

Straw Bale House: Perhaps this is the beginning of my Hobbit life!

Straw Bale House Plans Small, affordable, sustainable strawbale house plans

HowStuffWorks "DIY Drywall Installation"

Cob Building Systems – Foundations and Walls - This Cob House

How to create a pass through on a load bearing wall. How framing works in a window to transfer the load.

Cordwood How To!

So many design options when working with straw-bale.

❧ Mesh reinforced concrete footing over rubble trench