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Deer Park Monastery New Nunnery

The straw bale buildings at Deer Park Monastery nominated for an Orchid Award

The straw bale buildings we helped build for the Deer Park Buddhist Monastery in Escondido were nominated for an Orchid award in the 2016 “Orchids & Onions” by the San Diego Architecture Foundation.       “Deer Park Monastery- Nun’s Residence The form—based on a traditional Spanish Hacienda embracing a central courtyard with plantings—encourages togetherness …

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first straw bale house in Haiti

In the wake of the devastating January 2010 earthquake, Builders Without Borders team members architect Martin Hammer and builder Andy Mueller are on the ground building the first straw bale building in Haiti. Read more at http://www.builderswithoutborders.org/

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