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"The Dryandra" Strawbale House Plans

About the design

"The Dryandra" design is for home owners seeking true sustainability, simplicity of living, and harmony with the environment.
The design is suitable for rural properties and larger urban blocks.

Based on timber pole-framed construction, the focus of the design is on the use of natural materials. The roof structure and floors are all timber, and the walls are straw bale.


What makes it special?                               What's included?

      Straw bale construction                                                                                                            3 bedrooms
   Low embodied energy                                                                            2 bathrooms
   Energy efficient, natural heating and cooling                                          Large open plan living area 
   Great use of space                                                                                 Optional third toilet
   Simple but interesting lines for ease of construction                              Extensive covered outdoor living space
   Can be constructed on flat or sloping sites                                            House floor area (including walls) = 232.5 sq.m. approx.
   Suitable for owner-builders                                                                   Veranda area = 96.5 sq.m. approx.

Before proceeding, have you read about the two purchase options available? Also, read Important Information about licensing.


   
FLOOR PLAN + ELEVATIONS 

These can not be used for construction purposes and are only available to help with your final decision.

Available in a 4-page booklet and as an instant PDF download.

TRY ANOTHER PLAN IF YOU'RE NOT SATISFIED, OR PROCEED TO BUY THE PLANS SET.       

      

            BUILDING PLANS SET

The Plans Set contains the following plans, dimensioned and detailed.

FLOOR PLAN                                     STRAWBALE WALL CONSTRUCTION DETAILS
ELEVATIONS (North & South)             ROOF STRUCTURE & POLES LAYOUT
ELEVATIONS (East & West)                 FLOOR STRUCTURE DETAILS
SECTION DETAILS
                              

The Plan Set is available as an instant PDF download. Important information sheets are also included.  

All plans have been drafted to A3 size, therefore you will need to print the plans to that size for reasonable accuracy and interpretation for construction purposes. 
Alternatively, print the plans to A4 size and then enlarge to A3 on a copier.


HARD COPY OR USB? 

Yes, these are available also. The additional cost including p&h is $55. 
Please use the CONTACT form to request this option and include your name and return address.
A prompt service is guaranteed. 

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