Dec
13
2018
Barbara Jones

An exciting opportunity to develop a natural building design company

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Posted Dec 13 2018 by Barbara Jones of Straw Works
Council housing designed and built by Straw Works in North Kesteven

Leading straw-bale builder Barbara Jones shares news of an exciting opportunity to develop a growing design company in the natural building world. The author of Building with Straw Bales and star of our straw-bale building online course tells us more from here. Read more …

Feb
24
2017
Barbara Jones

Can you help Barbara Jones and Straw Works set up a National Skills Centre?

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Posted Feb 24 2017 by Barbara Jones of Straw Works

Barbara Jones of Straw Works / School of Natural Building is the country’s top straw-bale builder. She is the author of Building with Straw Bales, and is the star of our straw-bale building online course. Read more …

Feb
10
2016
Barbara Jones

Why cement should never be used with natural buildings

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Posted Feb 10 2016 by Barbara Jones of Straw Works
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I am often asked to help with other people’s designs, but one of my principles is never to design with cement. Not everyone knows this about me, and I was recently asked what my general experience was with stem walls made of concrete Read more …

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