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Straw Bale Building Systems
ASTM E84-98 Surface Burning Characteristics report (Clicking will download 452K PDF file. Click here if you need to get Adobe Acrobat to read PDFs.)
Earthen Building Systems
Building With Bamboo
Other Building Systems