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Veritas Viridis – 7- Julia’s Straw Bale Crash Course

Fourteen years ago I undertook a demonstration project, ‘Straw bale construction on small urban lots’, in an effort to make affordable ecological construction techniques more accessible and to encourage social sustainability and urban densification in downtown Montreal through the development of small, tranquil, semi-abandoned lots. In May 1999 the resulting straw bale house–the first in […]

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