Research

In this area we will pull together and signpost information on research into straw bale building.  An important part of informing our efforts will also be understanding the research data that you want to see.  Please contact us with your ideas.

SBUK Founder Member, Dr Jim Carfrae: Jim_Carfrae_ThesisLeechwell_Garden_HouseStraw_overviewRainscreen

Layman’s Report: Layman’s Report Draft V5 29-08-14

Decarbonising Construction Using Renewable Photosynthetic Materials by Craig White and Oliver Styles’: Building+Information+Modelling+Building

Institution Of Civil Engineers – Development and testing of a prototype straw bale house: Development and testing of a prototype straw bale house, Racking shear resistance of fabricated strawbale panels: Lawrence_et_al_2008_Racking_shear_resistance_of_prefabrciated_straw-bale_panels

University of West England/Craig White – Balehaus: BaleHaus Craig White UWE REF 2013 copy

Paper by Neil May, 2005: Breathability – The key to building performance

Pete Walker’s Bath University Profile includes links to publicly available research: http://www.bath.ac.uk/ace/people/walker/

Fire Test Reports: Modcell TRADA Fire Test Report, Fire Testing Report ModCell, BM Trada Fire Classification Report, Carbon Connections ModCell Report