“Eco Family 1500” Straw Bale Plans



Plan Number: ts-600
Designed by: Touson Saryon of Integral Design Studio. For bio click here

A very space efficient plan with 2 or 3 bedrooms. A central woodstove with adobe wall behind provides even heating on cold winter nights. 2 bedrooms and main living space are placed to the south to take full advantage of the passive solar heat. An easy home to live in for 4 people.


Square Footage Home Elements
Total Living Area 1,475 SF
Levels: 1
Main Level: 1,475 SF
Foundation: Slab on Grade
Office: 100 SF Alternate Foundations: Crawlspace, Pier, Basement
Porch: 59 SF
Lot Type: Flat
Footprint: 46′-0″W x 37′-6″D Alternate Lot Types: Sloping
Room Details
Master Suite: Main Level
Bedrooms: 2
Bathrooms: 2


Details and Features

  • Simple Design
  • Mudroom
  • Passive Solar Design
  • Radiant Floor Heat
  • Adobe Heat Sink Wall
  • Covered Porch
  • Pantry
  • Vestibule Entry
  • Vaulted Living Space
  • Lots of Windows


Floor Plans

EcoFamily 1500


Included in Construction Drawing Set

  • Floor Plan
  • Electrical Plan
  • Roof Plan
  • Window and Door Schedule
  • Building Sections
  • Elevations
  • Numerous Details
  • Foundation Plan
  • Foundation Details
  • Roof Framing Plan

All of Integral Design Studio’s straw bale plans incorporate an internal modified post and beam structure, with bales on edge as infill. These plans also have concrete slab or adobe floors which act as the main thermal mass. Plans may be reversed to better accommodate specific sites and design services are available for custom modifications to these existing plans for an additional hourly fee.


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