Cob houses built with local clay (creative responses)

June 13, 2012

From the category “Creative responses to environmental challenges“: Cob houses built with local clay

Cob, which is made from clay, is a material that has been around for centuries, but was abandoned in favour of concrete and other material. Though not exactly a new “invention” these houses are easy to build and come at a astonishingly low costs. For a whole documentary dedicated to cob houses check out: First Earth: Uncompromising Ecological Architecture


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