Straw Bale Building Technology

Straw Bale Building Technology

HUFF ‘n’ PUFF CONSTRUCTIONS - Straw Bale Building Technology

24/03/2021 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM 




  • Vernacular Design Importance of history
  • Why use straw for our built environment
  • Super Insulation
  • Bush Fire Level BAL FZ Achieved
  • Positive Carbon Footprint
  • Sound Qualities
  • Termite Resistant
  • Straw is grown over 6 months not years like timber
  • Straw bales can be load bearing
  • Owner Builders
  • Professional Architects, Engineers and Builders now leading the way
  • The Future is Tilt-Up Technology e.g., SITUPS* - *SITUPS Super Insulated Tilt-Up Panel System


John Glassford is the Founder of AUSBALE and it’s Charter President.

A former coffee farmer from Kenya and after a few years living in Sydney went back to the land as a builder, relocating historic shearing sheds and homesteads and met Susan in one of the shearing sheds relocated from Darlington Point to Kangaroo Valley.



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