Light ClaystrawR

In this building style, loose straw 1 is coated in a thin clay slip and then packed into forms to create

2.5: Cordwood (or "stackwall") house.

2.6: Below.

a nonstructural insulation. Popular for retrofitting buildings in an environmentally friendly way, light clay-straw is also used in new wood framed structures. Inexpensive, easy, and using very low-impact materials, light clay-straw is often incorporated into straw bale structures as interior walls and as an insulative fill in areas of the wall where a straw bale does not easily fit.

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