Straw Bale Building Course: Preparing to Build with Bales

Date:    Time: 10:00 - 16:00   Location:

Led by Barbara Jones, author of the best-selling self-build manual ‘Building with Straw Bales’, this popular seminar focuses on the project management of a strawbale build, explaining techniques you can use to make sure the project is: high quality, on budget and completed on time. The course is an ideal introduction for all self-builders, enthusiasts and architects.

The following topics are explored:

  • What to do first
  • Legal requirements
  • Managing your project
  • Creating up a budget
  • Stages of the build
  • Tools & equipment inc. understanding the bale
  • Case study & development of straw bale building


For further information and to book a place, please email Clair Walker at

This course is one of a number offered by the School of Natural Building and Straw Works. For a full list of upcoming courses, visit

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