COLORADO STRAW BALE ASSOCIATION
is now the...
NATURAL BUILDING ALLIANCE
The Natural Building Alliance is committed to expanding and sharing knowledge, experience, and techniques for sustainable building. We promote quality building practices and serve as a resource for building professionals and homeowners.
NEWS & ANNOUNCEMENTS
The Rocky Mountain Natural Building Conference will be held at the Moab Arts and Recreation Center in beautiful Moab, UT, USA — our first conference outside of Colorado, and home to Community Rebuilds. It will officially run from Thursday, March 26th through Saturday, March 28th. Our Keynote Speaker for the conference with be Chris Magwood of the Endeavour Centre, from Peterborough, Ontario, Canada. We can’t wait!!!
We’d like to thank everyone that came out to our Bale Stacking and Plastering Workshop back in May. The tumultuous spring weather held out for us and we had a great team for a day of fun. A big THANK YOU to Morgan Cate of Adaptive Habitats Construction and Dave Kaplan of Elevated Design-Build for letting us consume their Saturday.
COSBA will officially be changing its name to the Natural Building Alliance. Our mission, vision, and goals will remain much the same – just in an expanded format. In addition to straw bales, we’ll be honoring and advocating for ALL genres of natural building materials and methods: adobe, cob, hempcrete, timber, you name it.