This is an earthbag dome in Limulunga, Zambia close to a lake shore near Mongu where twenty three other villages around the lake hope to build similar natural buildings. The diameter dome, built by Paulina of Earth Hands and Houses, is for the vi
Leen and his partner built their tiny cottage together in a little under 3 months with the occasional help of a few friends. The cottage is a half-roundwood timber frame with a roundwood reciprocal roof.
These are some of the natural buildings at Cae Mabon in Wales. The cordwood like facade is a technique called 'log stack wall'. To the right is a cedar hogan, a hexagonal log building traditional to the Navajo people in the USA with a pine corbelled roof
Earthbag Beehive House -The idea that you can build a structurally strong house with nothing more complicated than a bunch of bags, earth, clay and lime, plus some basic on-farm materials and plenty of hands on deck is pretty exciting.