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Ecoville Architects Construct a Residential Home Out of Boxes of Hay

 - Jan 18, 2011
References: earthandstraw
Houses made out of straw might sound like an ill-advised building concept taken straight out of a children's book, but Ecoville Architects have been changing that woeful misconception.

By building walls out of the hay bales and then lining them with plaster, the resulting structure is fire-retardant, far more breathable and surprisingly cost-effective. And though a house made out of straw might have proved disastrous for the three little pigs against the big bad wolf, with their long list of successes Ecoville Architects have put the architectural concept back on the map.