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Straw Bale Herb Garden Workshop. This small building is the inspiration for the herb workshop space I'll need. It's likely to be an octagon shape though as it will be faster to construct. I'll use this building for drying fresh herbs and making concoctions.
window seat Strawbale construction: 3 times the insulation value of a conventional wall; 3 times more fire proof than a conventional home (yes, you read that right!); lessens pollution by using a waste material that normally contributes significantly to the pollution cycle; ideal building system for the owner builder; incredibly sound proof; able to withstand natural disasters
10. Straw Bale Home in Scotland Huddled by a loch deep in Scotland, this straw home only cost £4,000 to build. But boy, what a structure it is. Built of straw and adorned with a turf roof decorated with flowers, the maker, Steve James, believes he has created his dream eco house. Don't be fooled by its rustic appearance: the cottage has a modern interior and Steve is deeply proud of it, going on to reveal that his kitchen is made from a cedar that blew over in a Glasgow park. The home feature