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Re: GSBN:Fwd: What is exquisite about straw?
Thanks for sharing this & i did reply.
How are you doing? health? Hope all is well, Joy
--- Mark Piepkorn duckchow@... wrote:
> Hey all,
> Here's a delightful question from a student
> at UC-Boulder:
> "...what is exquisite about straw? What makes it so
> special, not
> necessarily as a building material but simply for
> what it is?"
> Garrett's email address is
> Garrett.Adrian@...; if
> folks would CC any responses back to the list as
> well, I (for one) am
> quite interested in reading them.
> Forwarded message:
> >Date: Wed, 2 Nov 2005 08:51:43 -0400
> >To: mark@...
> >From: Garrett.Adrian@...
> >Subject: What is exquisite about straw?
> > I am currently a junior studying architecture
> at the University
> > of Colorado
> >in Boulder. I am enrolled in a building materials
> class in which I am working
> >on a project using straw. We are to make a cube
> out of straw that somehow
> >shows why straw is a beautiful material, or
> exquisite if you will.
> > Seeing as you are involved with straw bale
> construction, I would like to
> >ask you what is exquisite about straw? What makes
> it so special, not
> >necessarily as a building material but simply for
> what it is?
> > Any response would be greatly appreciated as it
> will greatly help in the
> >development of this project as a whole. If you
> have any questions regarding
> >the project or anything else, please feel free to
> ask as I would love to
> >answer. Thank you so much for your help!
> >Garrett Adrian
> >University of Colorado at Boulder
> >College of Architecture and Planning
> Mark Piepkorn
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