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House Tour: Marcella's Miracle Cob House — Cullinan, South Africa

Name: Marcella de Boom Occupation: Artist Location: Cullinan, South Africa Type: Cob house Size: 970 sq.ft. Years lived in: 9 >> See Marcella's Gallery! Marcella de Boom is no ordinary woman, she has built her entire home with her own two hands. The inspiration was "creative poverty", a wild dream o...

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If you're building a cob house it's almost a requirement that you eschew convention. Also, notice rocks... :)

tiny cob house - if we had the space, a small backyard house would be so awesome for guest or privacy space.

Marcella de Boom's Cob House, Cullinan, South Africa

Miniature House, gorgeous -- desperately wish I knew more about this! Where is it? Looks like it could be a cobb house, which would be the coolest thing ever.

My mission: To convince the hubs that spending WAY less and building something WAY more eco friendly doesn't mean we have to live in a tiny "mud hut." I love the freedom of design that a cob house would allow.

Mayne Island Cob House. Now that's what I call living green! :D I want a house like that!

Bringing the outside in, this aqueduct system feeds water to plants in this make shift greenhouse-like area.

ccc-rumford by The Year of Mud, via Flickr

cob house....I really love this house...it must be satisfying and fun to live here!