Welcome to OrganicForms Design
If you are visiting this site, you are probably interested in straw bale design or plans, then, you came to the right place.
Feel free to look around. Visit my Portfolio to see some of my recent completed work. If you are interested in designing and/or building a straw bale home, Visit Design Services for more information, includeing a FAQ section. I have several design options that I offer, incuding:
Full Scale Design - -We start from scratch and work together to provide you with a complete set of your dream home plans ready for permitting and building.
Drafting Services - If you already have a design in mind, I can transform it into professionally drawn construction documents ready for permitting and building.
Conversion Services - If you have a specific conventional design in mind that you would like to see converted into a straw bale plan, I can create a beautiful set of plan to help you achieve your goal.
I am also available for Design counseling and consulting. Feel free to fill out a Straw bale questionnaire, or if you have a quick question or comment, email me at: Chris@OrganicFormsDesign.com. I am at your service!
Looking for a Comprehensive and Up to Date Straw Bale Construction book for your Straw bale project?
Finally, a Straw Bale Construction Book that takes you step by step through the most up to date and cutting edge methods of straw bale construction. Written by Andrew Morrison of StrawBale.com with Construction Details by Chris Keefe of OrganicForms Design.
Click here for more info and how to get your own copy of "A Modern Look at Straw Bale Construction". Available in Instant Download or as a hardcopy binded book.
Makes a great addition to your library or a gift for someone you love.
Some of the topics covered include:
• Straw bale in various climates including high moisture
• Getting a loan and insurance on your bale house
• How to get your plans approved by building officials
• Timber frame and post and beam straw bale house details
• Proper installation and techniques for windows and doors
• Framing for a multiple story house
• Creating elegant niches in your bale walls
• Learn how to properly flash your windows and doors to keep water out