Resurgence in interest in straw bale houses in western Ukraine
Traditional house construction methods are enjoying a resurgence in western Ukraine as prospective home owners look to get the best deal for the money.
Straw bale houses - where twigs, branches and straw bales are covered in clay to form the walls of a solid modern home - are said to be half as expensive as bricks and mortar homes and already come insulated with organic material.
BBC Ukrainian's Irena Taranyuk reports.
20 Mar 2013
- From the section Europe