Patti Stouter of Build Simple, Inc. has been testing earthbags and writing technical reports for the last several years in an effort to improve strength of earthbag buildings in seismic areas. She asked me to forward the following announcement.
Strawmark Strawbale Homes Survive Another Major Earthquake in NZ
Email to Strawmark Homes:
Hello. Did your strawbale homes survive the recent earthquakes in New Zealand okay? We’ve profiled your homes in two past articles on our Natural Building Blog. Thanks, Owen