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Strawbale Cottage plan

Strawbale Cottage

Specifications: 838 sq.ft. interior, 2 bedroom, 1 bath, Footprint: 28′ x 41′

Description: Ideal for urban or rural areas, this cozy cottage is the right size for new families, or for retiring couples who want to downsize. Features include a laundry room with mop sink and closet, kitchen island with breakfast bar, built-in bookcases/entertainment center, wood stove, on-demand water heater and a pleasant dining nook. The finishing details can be modified to match a wide range of architectural styles.

Strawbale Cottage South Elevation

Strawbale Cottage South Elevation

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Earthbag/Strawbale Hybrid Cottage

Earthbag/Strawbale Hybrid Cottage

Specifications: 444 sq. ft. interior, 1 bedroom, 1 bath, Footprint: 22′ x 42′

Description: This unique cottage combines the best features of straw bales and earthbags. The north wall uses 24″ earthbags to support earth berming. Remainder of lower walls also use earthbags, all filled with scoria or other suitable insulation to create an insulated foundation. Bales start at 3 feet above floor height. An optional pantry can be built against the north wall.

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Strawbale Mountain Cottage

Strawbale Mountain Cottage, first floor

Strawbale Mountain Cottage, upper floor

Strawbale Mountain Cottage, upper floor

Specifications: 638 sq. ft. interior plus 638 sq. ft. upper floor, 3 bedroom, 2 bath, Footprint: 25′ x 32′

Description: Excellent solar gain, superinsulated straw bale walls, and interior thermal mass make this home ideal for cold mountain climates.

Strawbale Mountain Cottage East Elevation

Strawbale Mountain Cottage East Elevation

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