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Houses of straw – the rediscovery of strawbale building

by Nicholas

Houses of straw – the rediscovery of strawbale building

The Film”HOUSES OF STRAW” in full length (43 minutes) is available at www.ecofilm.de (in PAL format)
DIRECT LINK: http://www.oekofilm.de/index.php?id=20,33,0,0,1,0

For USA and other NTSC-countries: DVD available at greenplanetfilms.org
(DIRECT LINK: http://greenplanetfilms.org/product_info.php?products_id=660)

Description of the DVD:
Strawbales are a new, interesting building material: it is a sustainable, ocologically sound resource, available in abundance. Strawbale walls achieve highest insulation values and offer a healthy, beautiful living environment.
This film is a trailer for a DVD called “Houses of straw”, shot in Germany. It shows the recent developments, many examples show the different possibilities of building with straw. In interviews with owner-builders, architects and experts we hear a lot of importants aspects. And: an exciting fire test shows: strawbale walls donĀ“t burn!