Huff and puff all you like, Big Bad Wolf, Mary Ellen Blakey’s straw bale house isn’t coming down any time soon.
The walls of Blakey’s home in Clinton, New York, were constructed with bales of straw. The stacked bales – 1½ stories high – were smoothed with a garden-variety weed trimmer, then plastered and painted. The straw bale home is the first of its type in Oneida county.
A consultant for Syracuse University, Blakey …continue reading Amazing Straw Bale Home Features Solar Panels, Tiny Energy Bills