“After spending over ten years of natural building in countries ranging from Argentina, Guatemala, Africa, Thailand and around the US, Miguel Elliott aka “Sir Cobalot” has brought his skills to his hometown of Petaluma, California, a town with a rich history of natural adobe building. Inspired and fascinated at an early age by the earthen ovens at General Vallejo’s old adobe home in Petaluma, Miguel now finds himself specializing in creating various living earth structures such as cob benches, cob ovens, adobe dome saunas and small huts.”
Natural Building in Argentina
Amazing home tour of a permaculture institute in Argentina — one of the biggest hot spots of natural building in the world with over 250 houses. They show an endless stream of innovative ideas such as cob bricks with corn cob insulation. This is a must see for all natural builders.
Rain and Spirit Permaculture and Bio-building Centre
“Hello, I am writing you from Argentina. Three years ago I went to Cal Earth Foundation to take superadobe workshop. I started to build my home at the moment I came back. A lot of people where trying to start their own projects with the only help of a video from youtube. So, I started … Read more