Structural infill straw bale construction

In this section we will go through the process of building straw bale where the roof load is carried by posts and beams with the wall bracing provided by the compressed bales. This system is referred to as structural infill straw bale construction. I will include:

  • A description of tradition infill and explain the difference between it and structural infill,
  • Creation of posts to support beams,
  • Installation of posts,
  • Fixing of ring beams,
  • Temporary bracing of posts and ring beams
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