World’s First Strawbale Council Houses

Pair of semi-detached three bedroom council houses in Waddington, Lincolnshire. Designed by Kuba Wihan and Barbara Jones whilst at amazonails and built in partnership with Taylor Pearson Construction for North Kesteven Council in 2009/10. Built for £103,000 per house above foundation, excluding balcony and porch.
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Written by Herbert Gruber

Herbert is author of the book "Neues Bauen mit Stroh" (New Building with Straw), head of the austrian strawbale network ASBN and partner in the Leonardo-project "Strawbale Training for European Professionals (STEP). As a collector he documents European straw bale buildings since 1999 on his website (database, german), in lectures, workshops and books.