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Sustainable Homes

Cob Together workshops

Cob House floorplans: English Earthbag Cottage

Go Eco. These clever underground pods are the way forward. A lot of thought goes into these designs, with the lack of natural light hitting back rooms as well as ventilation, architects are adopting new solution such as sun pipes etc. A home fit for a prince or for hobbits only?

A beautiful cob home in England

cob houses (two-story even!)

Huff ‘n’ Puff Strawbale Constructions | Professional Strawbale Construction

This cob cottage in Deddington, England cost almost nothing to build. It was built by Michael Buck almost exclusively from materials from his farm. The clay for the cob came from the site and the long straw for the thatch came from a few fields away. Poplars were planted by Michael eight years before they were felled for joists. Reclaimed floorboards and windows were donated by customers of his local vegetable box scheme. Apart from some additional straw and thatching pins it cost nothing to bu…

Clay plasters absorb excess condensation, which is excellent in areas like kitchens and bathrooms.

Natural building: a water-resistant earthen floor {video}

How to choose a natural building material (i.e. cob or straw or a mix) {video}

Cob bunk bed

Gorgeous kitchen island in cob house

Korean cordwood and cob (cobwood) traditional "Korean soil house." It has a circular roof and a timbered entryway. The roof consists of slate tile. blog.daum.net/ For information on how to prepare a cob mortar with cordwood www.cordwoodconst...

Earthbag Building: AWESOME LAYOUT

beautiful... A wall-size mosaic of small, smooth river rock surrounds a round fireplace

Cob House - Start with a clay model

Earthbag building timelapse - 2 months to shelter!