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Earth Bag Dome Build Project

5 metre high earthbag dome. The structure has a front door & back door, 3 windows, a floating staircase and a platform floor.

A floorplan from a solar home in Vermont. With a beautiful sleeping loft over the top half for the girls, and a slightly larger bathroom, it's about perfect for our 'seedhouse'

A floorplan from a solar home in Vermont. With a beautiful sleeping loft over the top half for the girls, and a slightly larger bathroom, it's about perfect for our 'seedhouse'

rubble trench foundation Earthbag Building: A Small Earthbag Dome

Building a Small Earthbag Dome

Describes how to build a small earthbag dome, part I.

Cob home

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cob home window

0509_0034 Cob house interior

Two of my friends in Sooke, BC, have a most unusual bedroom. It is a cob addition to their house, built from local materials, sculpted into amazing free form lines and curves, and illuminated by light through stained glass windows with driftwood frames. Surreal. Spectacular. And another face... Don't use this image on websites, blogs or other media without explicit permission. © All rights reserved

12 Hobbit Houses to Make You Consider Moving Underground Cool in the summer, warm in the winter, and protected from the elements, earthen shelters—or hobbit houses—aren't just for Bilbo in the Shire.

12 Hobbit Houses to Make You Consider Moving Underground

Cool in the summer, warm in the winter, and protected from the elements, earthen shelters—or hobbit houses—aren't only for Bilbo in the Shire.

Earth bag homes.

DIY Eco-Friendly Earthbag Homes

The phrase "form follows function" has morphed in meaning over time and is, perhaps rightly, open to interpretation. One interesting extension of this idea is that the form of a building can follow the functions of its constituent parts - that the visual result can reflect the process of constru ...

Houses made of Earthbags - wow-...Earthbag Building: La Casa Vergara

La Casa Vergara

Describes La Casa Vergara built in Bogota Colombia.

Cob House

Tiny cob structures

Still in love with cob, I've been perusing these interesting structures by cobber extraordinaire Miguel Elliott, who recently completed an earthy urban lounge

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Nader Khalili-inspired Eco Resort in Oman Wins Big Accolades at WAF - Green Prophet

A Nader Khalili-inspired earthen eco resort in southern Oman designed by SSH International won first prize in the Future Projects – Leisure led development category of this year’s World Architecture Festival. The Kuwait-based firm sought to satisfy three main requirements in this prototype for one of the Gulf’s largest developers, who aims to develop 1 […]

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DIY Eco-Friendly Earthbag Homes

The phrase "form follows function" has morphed in meaning over time and is, perhaps rightly, open to interpretation. One interesting extension of this idea is that the form of a building can follow the functions of its constituent parts - that the visual result can reflect the process of constru ...

What looks like left-over boulders from the Stone Age is actually a house. Casa do Penedo or the 'House of Stone', was built in 1974 with four different boulders. The Portuguese getaway has no electricity so the homeowners use candlelight to see when indoors. That said, the house boasts a cozy fireplace, a swimming pool carved into stone and logs for stairs.

Casa do Penedo, Fafe Mountains, Portugal

What looks like left-over boulders from the Stone Age is actually a house. Casa do Penedo or the 'House of Stone', was built in 1974 with four different boulders. The Portuguese getaway has no electricity so the homeowners use candlelight to see when indoors. That said, the house boasts a cozy fireplace, a swimming pool carved into stone and logs for stairs.