Phangan Earthworks Update

Between 2009 and 2011, Hubert and Julien built five earthbag structures on the tropical island of Koh Phangan, Southern Thailand. The structures include two darkroom meditation domes, a large 2-room fortress-like toolshed (roughly 1100 earthbags and over 50 metric tons … Continue reading →

Earth Home Thailand (Maejo Baandin)

“The label “natural building” can refer to a wide variety of construction methods and materials. The natural buildings that we build at Earth Home are made from wood, clay, sand, rice husks, straw and water. Some cement is used in … Continue reading →

Daruma Natural Building

“Daruma Eco-Farm is a sustainable permaculture project located in Bang Phra, Thailand. We offer permaculture design courses, have an artist-in residency program, and are an active member of WWOOF (World-Wide Opportunities in Organic Farming), Couchsurfing, and WarmShowers. Volunteers coming to … Continue reading →

2015 Chiang Dao Natural Building Workshop, Thailand

“We will learn how to build a roundhouse with a dome roof, using rice-husk bags, bamboo, earth and other local materials. We will not be using any electrical tools. After the workshop, you will be able to go off and … Continue reading →