Natural Building as a means for supporting community involvement -Challenges & Innovations: SBE 2006 Print

Media: Paper - Sustainable Building Conference

Date: 2006


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This paper sets out to examine 2 of the author's projects, where the use of natural building materials has helped support local community involvement. Innovations and improvements as well as some of the challenges and obstacles are discussed. The paper looks at a straw bale, owner builder scenario and the use of adobe for a privately funded community school.