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Peter Vetsch L'été, la maison ne chauffe pas grâce aux herbes qui absorbent les rayons du soleil avant qu'ils ne touchent le sol et grâce à l'effet de peau qui rend presque immobile l'air sur les quelques millimètres les plus proche du sol.
Cob House In order to build with cob, I need dirt…the main ingredient. As such, I am working to till the earth in the backyard and scrape off the top 6-8 inches to save for building material.
Most Earth Ships have areas for gardening and sustainability so that at least some of the food for the household comes directly from inside the house itself! One I saw even had a pool with sustainably reproducing fish in it, so the family could eat fish from their pool and as long as they didn't over-fish, they would repopulate themselves! That is so powerful to me, because it is true freedom and independence!
"The “Dr. Seuss” house has about 12 stories,it was built and left unfinished for the almost 10 years, and just recently (2012) was finished. The house was dubbed with the name “Dr. Seuss” house by the local people of Willow, Alaska."