Category Archives: Art
So in a blog about natural building and building with earth, is it okay to talk about how cool a sawmill is? After all, it’s transforming a beautiful natural log into a rectangle. But most houses are made from lumber. … Continue reading
Laura and Sky of EarthArtBuild are planning an exciting winter of building. Their projects: Finishing the Larsen Truss House on Hauser, and building a tiny house on a flatbed trailer. Yes, EarthArtBuild is following the norm of the TinyHouse movement … Continue reading
Here’s an update on the cobwood project. Kyle and Kizzie have been going at an impressive rate with getting their cobwood room finished. Recent additions include built-in solar oven, firewood storage box, ceiling, roofing material, walls up to the ceiling. … Continue reading
Here is a brief video introduction to the composting toilet we made in 2011 up at Freedom Ranch. You can also see video of our rocket mass heater on its initial fire.
Here’s a really cool project by Steve in British Columbia: Click Here. Steve had some great answers about combining Rammed Earth and Insulated Concrete forms. He seems to have his head on his shoulders, and have an impressive demonstration going. … Continue reading
A long way from realizing the idea, but maybe this is a promising arrangement of buildings for connection to the great outdoors, some personal outdoor space, attachment to community, sharing of essential but not super-frequently used utilities. Food for thought. … Continue reading
Sign up for the fall workshop here. Come experience Cobwood, a natural synthesis of cob, cordwood, insulation, and thermal mass. It’s the most natural way to build a winter-comfortable building in Montana. Hosted on Freedom Ranch outside of Helena, MT. … Continue reading