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they look just like any other martin home but the neath the surface they have a list typical building material , bales of wheat straw does extra insulation behind the brick exterior wall panels made from compressed straw lined the inside walls and act as dividers between rooms , he says the homes eco credentials a further boosted by using plants as a building material as upon it through photosynthesis it actually absorbs combo outside from the atmosphere not called outside is effectively stored within the straw so it comes as a form of the carbon sink is this carbon storage in the fabric of the building and so the more you stroll years the more common you store the new building for the life of the building that houses tossed fire safety tests with flying colors , for a stroll panels demonstrating remarkable fire resistance , they cost about the same as a regular house , walker says potential bias needn't worry about the big bad wolf people often referred to the nursery rhyme of the three little pigs , and as a result i think people need convincing stores robust safe durable and you know morton construction material little takes however may have to wait the first batch of straw homes have already been snapped up their social housing firm connelly callahan