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California Straw Building Association (CASBA) is a nonprofit dedicated to furthering the practice of straw building by exchanging current information and practical experience, promoting and conducting research and testing, and making that body of knowledge available to working professionals and the public at large. Members include dozens of architects, engineers, and builders who, over two decades, have worked on hundreds of straw bale structures across a variety of architectural styles, climates, and seismic zones. CASBA members' work demonstrates that straw bale construction has a valid place in the future of zero-energy, carbon-sequestering buildings. CASBA is headquartered in Berkeley, California.

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Straw Bale Building Details

Straw Bale Building Details

An Illustrated Guide for Design and Construction

Straw bale buildings promise superior insulation and flexibility across a range of design aesthetics, while using a typically local and abundant low …

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