A design in harmony with the natural environment, the Wilson
Natural Home, designed by Martin
Liefhebber, creates a sustainable solution for the site,
materials and lifestyle of the owners. Copyright 2004 John Wilson
the size of all elements of the home reduces the overall materials,
energy, construction cost and maintenance.
all cracks or gaps reduces heat or cooling losses. Reduce
or elliminate opening such as doors and windows on the sides
that are most impacted by wind.
highest possible level of insulation for assuming a colder
climate. Straw bale provides a natural renewable building
material with insulation levels reaching R40-R60. Straw bales
are also a natural breathing wall type of insulation that
improves indoor air quality.
straw bale provides excellent insulation levels, is
a renewable resource and creates a "breathing"
wall for improved indoor air quality. Copyright 2004
elements such as storage, utility, and stairways, that aren't
used that often, in locations where they can provide an extra
barrier to cold wind.
straw bale wall on the north side of this home protects the
house from the cold north winds. The wall has few windows
or doors. The space is used primarily for storage, as a hallway,
and for stairs. Copyright 2004 John Wilson
on the Web on how you too can take advantage of solar, wind, straw
bale, green roofing and to learn much more about the construction
of the Wilson home see - http://www.NaturalLifeNetwork.com/wilson
/ Martin Liefhebber
The firm is the award winning architect for the Wilson House.
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variety of interrelated disciplines to develop affordable and environmentally
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