Wattle and Cob: An Earthen House Built by Hand

Here’s another super low cost, all natural housing method. Snakes of cob are coiled around a pole frame. “Peak Moment 215: “I think it’s very very important to know you can provide things for yourself? build your own house? grow … Continue reading →

Old Cob Houses in New Zealand

Cliff, one of our readers, sent me these photos of old cob houses in New Zealand. They look really nice, especially considering their age. I knew New Zealand and Australia have a long history of building with earth, but I … Continue reading →