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ecoHACER: TECNICAS DE PAREDES EN TIERRA CRUDA- JORGE BELANKO MAXIMO MALAURIE Y MARCO ARESTA

ecoHACER: TECNICAS DE PAREDES EN TIERRA CRUDA- JORGE BELANKO MAXIMO MALAURIE Y MARCO ARESTA

Natural Homes Heidi's roundhouse in Finland [more pictures here www.naturalhomes.org/treeoflife.htm] It has an earthbag stem wall with a birch bark damp proof membrane to protect the straw bale wall on the north side of the house and cob and cordwood walls on stone on the south side. The green roof is supported by round timbers that interlock in a self supporting ring. It's known as a reciprocal roof [some examples here www.naturalhomes.org/fbr.reciprocalroofs].

Cob & Cordwood Cottage in Finland, Heidi Vilkman’s cob and cordwood cottage in southern Finland. Beautiful flowing motifs in the walls, a living roof, whimsy and artistry everywhere you look.

To paraphrase an oilman referring to oil wells; I think reading nooks are great and everyone should have one.

better than any window seat that I have ever seen- beauty and comfort in imperfection. I really want to curl up in it right now with a good book! bluepueblo: Reading Alcove, Spain photo by speedboat

Wattle and daub is one of the oldest building techniques dating back to the Bronze Age and beyond. Wattling is a way to build walls by weaving long flexible sticks in and out of upright posts. Hazel, which is pliable and grows naturally long, is a good species to use for wattle. It is also the preferred wood used by straw bale builders to pin bales together.

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Wattle and daub is one of the oldest building techniques dating back to the Bronze Age and beyond. Wattling is a way to build walls by weaving long flexible sticks in and out of upright posts. Hazel, which is pliable and grows naturally long, is a good sp

Cob gazebo~ nice for a large backyard/garden space.. for some serene and peaceful moments~

Cob gazebo~ nice for a large backyard/garden space. for some serene and peaceful moments~

Amazing whimsy.

Low impact woodland home built by Simon Dale in Wales. It took 4 months to build and move in. Dale estimates man hours and to build; roughly m excluding labour.

Wood room

cob house spiral wood ceiling with large dome skylight, reciprocal roof, natural building. This is amazing. Out of all my dream home pins I think this one is my fav.

Earthbag Kitchen. Love built in storage...a little too slanted for my liking..but could work on it.

This Cob House is the place to start learning about how to build your own cob homes, cob ovens, and learn about other natural building designs.

Earthships by ReGeneration Roadtrip, via Flickr

I like the idea of bottles inside the interior walls - spreading light throughout the building.

All building was natural building a hundred years ago. So its not that far back. In order to go forward we have to go backward... We want to return to a cooperation with nature, SunRay Kelly. Visit www.naturalhomes.org to watch the video where Sun Ray takes you on a tour of the beautiful homes he has built.

faerie house for humans VIDEO: SunRay Kelleys Nature Inspired Tiny Homes Photo

Rammed Earth house - Fireproof, termite-proof, storm resistant, extremely low-maintenance and literally dirt-cheap

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Fireproof, termite-proof, storm resistant, extremely low-maintenance and literally dirt-cheap: all of these qualities make rammed earth an attractive natural DIY option for owner-builders.

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