Ecology professor at home in DIY straw house

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Ecology professor at home in DIY straw house

Hay Miles off the paved highway and at the end of a long, bumpy driveway that cuts deep into the woods, Mick Womersley puts the finishing touches on his solar panel-topped home. It’s not your ordinary rural dwelling, even one designed to be ecologically sound. Womersley, a human ecology professor, and his wife Aimee Phillippi live comfortably in a house built of roughly 200 straw bales. Link.

4 thoughts on “Ecology professor at home in DIY straw house

  1. el_wombato says:

    a linkMick’s website has more details, including photos.

  2. Bucky2K says:

    Now all we need to do is get the MythBusters on the scene to see if you really CAN huff and puff and blow down a straw house.

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