Category Archives for "Earth/Cob"
In honor of today’s total solar eclipse, I thought I would feature some of the most beautiful round homes. Taking a cue from nature, round homes have an appeal to them that is primordial. Trees, rocks, fruit, the earth and that round, fiery ball in the sky have inspired round homes over the years—from the … Read moreContinue reading
that I built, so I could follow my dream of writing I built my own earthbag home in Turkey, and now run The Mud website for earthbag and sustainable living from there. I’d love to be featured on tinyhouseblog.com. I had little money and almost no building experience when I started my project. But making my own … Read moreContinue reading
Be on top of your tiny house building game with these ten tips for passive solar tiny house design! These top ten passive solar design tips will give you a good starting point in designing your own tiny house by using the sun to your advantage for both heating and cooling your home. Often these techniques are … Read moreContinue reading
Dan Durica models hardcore sustainability by converting other people’s trash into his own eco treasure. When Dan first moved to Dancing Rabbit Eco-village, he didn’t have a place to call his own. He did, however, have big dreams for the world of sustainable agriculture. He planted a vineyard so that he could found an eco-winery. … Read moreContinue reading
Guest Post by Collin Vickers Hassan Hall, natural builder and self-styled woodsmith, combines permaculture principles with an ancient, artisanal approach in his ecologically sustainable homestead: the Hermitage. Tucked away on the wild margins of Dancing Rabbit Eco-Village amidst a riot of herbs and flowers, the Hermitage is a much beloved home and sanctuary for Hassan … Read moreContinue reading