Grand Designs Australia

Pipers Creek Strawbale House - Expert Tips

Discover tips from the experts behind the Pipers Creek Strawbale House from episode 9, season 5 of Grand Designs Australia.

Like many people, Dean and Sherril Lamb yearn for a simpler existence, for them and their three children. But unlike most people, they’re actually going to try and make it happen. They’ve sold their successful fruit shop and home in Warragul and bought 40acres in Pipers Creek in country Victoria ….all in the pursuit of total self sufficiency.

Designing a four pavilion structure themselves, they plan to minimise their carbon footprint whilst building it. Interested in natural building options, they’ve settled on one with excellent environmental properties and perfect credentials for Australian conditions. A house made of straw.


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