This old concept is about eliminating a mortgage type debt and using the very ground we stand on to build our homes says Ianto Evans, master Cob builder and architect of this beautiful Cob cottage in Southern Oregon.
Earth is still the world's most common building material. The whole building process is a sensory and delightful aesthetic experience, similar to sculpting with clay.
Cob building is easy to learn and the results can be individual and quirky.
It's very hands on and, what's most important, dirt cheap...
Monday, October 10, 2011
Getting Off The Treadmill...
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Keith I found a poem in one of my kids' books that I thought you might enjoy. PattyReplyDelete
It creaks along,
In need of oil,
The cogs grinding,
In the old-fashioned motor.
Rhythmically with its body.
Its shell house
Its old wrinkled skin,
As it drags its feet
Along its surroundings.
by Samanth Blamey
Hey Kieth, I didn't know you had wrinkled skin.ReplyDelete
That's me, head swaying, eyes rolling, unbelieving of the world and what it's up to... thankyou Patty.ReplyDelete
LOL Keith... I was talking about your rig, not you....sorry...ReplyDelete