[Strawbale]TLS and the GSBN
jc10508 at alltel...
Wed May 5 15:06:36 CEST 2004
Your comments indicate to me that you are not aware of the many different
types of straw-bale and natural building structures that are being built
around the world with many different designs and method and for many
different economic and social levels. And, that you are not aware of the
current projects which are beginning to introduce strawbale into the
The Last Straw has subscribers in many countries around the world, and in
almost every state (except one) in the USA. Again, I encourage you to
subscribe to TLS so that you can gain a broader perspective of what is
happening in the sb community beyond what you read through listserves.
on 5.5.2004 1:29 AM, mklough at pobox... at mklough at pobox... wrote:
> Thankyou Joyce I get the idea now, straw is a largely global
> commodity of course and exists across a myriad of socio economic
> scenarios. An endless pool of possibility and creation.
>> involved in the
>>> general advancement of straw-bale and other straw-use building materials
>> and techniques.
> I do wonder sometimes at the notion of advancement certainly the idea
> of strawbale subdivisions is with us I believe but is this an
> approach for all regions? Should this be an objective for North
> America? Western Europe?
> Should a cellulose building block formed from an industrial
> revolution era machine be conscripted into building shelter for
> industrial societies? Or is it an appropriated technology that can
> only ever be for the avant garde few? It flies against reason for me
> having created such a cubist item but then not envisioning an
> optimised cubist building system that could serve the "mainstream"
> needs of many in many countries the balehaus?
> but anyway
> thanks again,
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