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The Conscious Builder Show with Casey Grey

Nov 3, 2022

Jacob Deva Racusin (Ra-Q-Son) is Director of Building Science and Sustainability with New Frameworks Natural Design/Build, offering services in renovation, new construction, consultation, and education. As a builder, consultant, designer, and educator, Jacob is able to merge his passions for ecological stewardship, relationship to place, and social justice. Jacob has authored two books and numerous articles, and regularly instructs on topics of building science and climate impact. An active member of the Carbon Leadership Forum, Jacob is engaged in code and policy development, professional training, and other initiatives supporting the transition to a more just industry.


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0:00 Introduction Background  

5:00 Technology Natural?

7:20 Straw Bale Assembly 

16:20 Finishing Straw Bale 

18:10 Range of Projects/Products 

21:20 Insulation Options 

27:20 Operating a Co op 

35:20 Possible solutions to the housing crisis