Straw Bale Home Design
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Simple. Modern. Straw Bale Homes. Solarwise is a quality focused, Colorado straw bale design-build firm founded by Timbo Scursso.. We create energy efficient homes emphasizing the use of natural materials, passive solar design, and renewable energy systems.
The Applegate Cottage design is about getting back to the basics and saving a ton of money on a build while creating a hyper-efficient home made to last the tests of time. Find out more about this beautiful straw bale home!
Straw Bale Home Design. Straw bale buildings were fairly common in the United States between 1895 and 1940, but it wasn't until the mid- to late-1990s that building codes began to acknowledge them as a viable approach.
We have developed this totally new way of integrating straw bales with structural vertical posts and a horizontal beam encased behind a 1 ½" stucco system. We specialize in handcrafted truth windows and niches carved in the straw bale walls. We can customize any of our home kits to your specifications as well as add unique finishing touches.
If there's one thing I'd like to gift you, it's knowing how to design a beautiful, safe, and cost effective straw bale home. A sound design is paramount for a successful build and I have personally seen a poor design literally cost the owners the entire cost of their house.