Bengal Natural House Survives Cyclone

When Cyclone Amphan tore through Bengal, India, Linus Kendall and Rupsa Nath’s house, built with mud, thatch and bamboo sustained minimal damage. Other houses in the vicinity suffered broken window panes or missing tin sheds, but their unique home stood … Continue reading →

An Introduction to Quail Springs’ Cob Farm House

Sasha Rabin gives us a quick tour of Quail Springs’ farm house, a small earthen structure tucked behind the Quail Springs farm. It sports a rocket stove heater and some colorful embellishments. Quail Springs Farm House from Quail Springs on … Continue reading →

Lightweight Concrete Sculptural Building

Below is an excerpt from Home Work: Hand Built Shelter (Shelter Publications, 2004) by Lloyd Kahn. This book features more than 1,500 photos that illustrate various innovative architectural styles and natural building materials such as cob, papercrete, bamboo, adobe, strawbale, … Continue reading →