Off Grid Arizona Straw Bale Home: Construction From Beginning to End (In Pictures)

Categories: Building Methods

This house in Arizona was built out of straw bale, the construction took over a year, it was built with the help of volunteers, neighbors and students. The name of the Homestead is Solar Heaven.

The house FEATURES:
- Two bedrooms
- One and a half bathrooms
- Living room and dining area
- Enclosed kitchen
- Wheelchair accessible (3' wide doors)
- All natural, nontoxic materials used (primarily recycled)
- Square footage:
interior (1025), exterior (1200) (not including 36" roof overhangs

- "Load-bearing" design 



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