Timber Frames hold the structure of the building and the space between the timbers can be filled with straw bales & plastered. Straw bale homes offer high insulation values at a low cost, so why are they not more common?
Brickendon Farm, Tasmania, Australia part of the Australian Convicts Unesco designation. It harks back to a time in world history when convicts were used to provide labour to Australian settlers in exchange for food and clothing.
Dundullimal is Australia’s oldest timber slab homestead and Dubbo’s oldest building open to the public. Set on 4 hectares Dundullimal is surrounded by farmland but only 5 minutes from Dubbo city centre past the Western Plains Zoo).