Real-life Hobbit Houses – Cae Mabon

“Eric Maddern creates an award-winning “Shangri-la” of natural building in Snowdonia. His buildings re-create indigenous house styles around the world, using natural materials such as wood, mud and straw. He has an octagonal Native American hogan with reciprocal frame roof, strawbale walls and a lime render, a roundhouse with thatched roof, a cob cottage, a cordwood log lodge and a real-life replica of a Hobbit hut!”

Watch the whole series: Living in the Future
More embarrassment for building inspectors: This project went from illegal to the number one rated natural building project in the UK in the course of a year.

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