Cob building

Explore innovative cob building ideas to create sustainable and eco-friendly homes. Learn how to build with natural materials and reduce your carbon footprint with these inspiring cob building designs.
Cob construction, a traditional building technique using a mixture of clay, sand, and straw is enjoying a renaissance. It is touted as a sustainable, natural, and beautiful way to build, but is it right for everyone? In this article, we will explore the pros and cons of cob construction. #cobhouse #cobhome #earthenhome #naturalhomes #sustainable #sustainablehomes #offgrid #offgridhomes #cobbuilding Camping, Homesteads, Gardening, Architecture, Cob House Plans, Building Cladding, Building A House, Cob House, Cob House Interior

Cob construction, a traditional building technique using a mixture of clay, sand, and straw is enjoying a renaissance. It is touted as a sustainable, natural, and beautiful way to build, but is it right for everyone? In this article, we will explore the pros and cons of cob construction. #cobhouse #cobhome #earthenhome #naturalhomes #sustainable #sustainablehomes #offgrid #offgridhomes #cobbuilding

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Zach Zizzor
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Did you know that cob is one of the oldest building materials around? According to my guest, Dave Olsen, most cob houses are tiny houses because they take so long to build! Cob is a mixture of clay, sand, straw, and water that hardens into a thick, load-bearing, structure. Think curved, earthen walls and whimsical building shapes. Dave Olsen has been building with cob for over 20 years and has developed his own technique, called “Fast Cob”. Dave tells us about the benefits of Cob building…

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Ashley McCann