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  • 12 Aug 2014 8:20 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Straw bale as a construction material and building system has just taken an huge step into the mainstream.   After countless meetings, hearings, revisions, and hours of work, strawbale building will now be part of the national building code.

  • 28 May 2012 12:10 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    CASBA member John Swearingen of Skillful Means assisted pilot Heidi Porch in creating a straw bale dream home. Read the Sonoma Magazine article.

  • 28 May 2012 12:09 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    In Deerhorn Valley in Southern California, an artist's Straw Bale Studio rises from the ashes and doubles as a community center. A CASBA contractor was involved in its construction.

    Read the East Country Magazine article and see pictures.

  • 26 Apr 2012 12:05 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Fine Homebuilding's 2012 award for best new home was won by Arkin Tilt Architects for designing a 2500 SF home in Santa Cruz, Calif

    Congratulation to CASBA members David Arkin & Anni Tilt of Arkin Tilt Architects, who received the award for this Net Zero energy and Hybrid Straw Bale Home.

    Read more at Fine Homebuilding: Santa Cruz Straw Bale Net-zero-energy use and whimsical details shine in a new family home

    And learn about another Arkin Tilt project at  Off-The-Grid Straw Bale Getaway

  • 01 Sep 2010 12:11 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Read this blog posting by Stuart Staniford of Early Warning:

    http://earlywarn.blogspot.com/2010/09/straw-bale-model-house.html

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