“64-year-old architect Octavio Mendoza literally baked the house that he lives in. He calls the 5,400 square foot house ‘the biggest piece of pottery in the world’. Casa Terracotta, or Casa Barro in Spanish, was built exclusively by hand using clay and baked in the sun. Located in Villa de Leyva, a colonial mountain village in Colombia, it is also known to locals as the ‘Casa de Flintstone’ or Flintstone House.
23-29 August, Pontestura, Italy. Vide Terra organizes a 7 days superadobe workshop during which we will build a 1.8m (6feet) internal diameter earth dome with a door and a window opening. The course will be held in English and Italian. The trainers will guide you in the construction of the dome and will share the … Read more
“Baandin Laguna, a uniquely natural resort with cottages built from clay, covered by leaf roofs, surrounded by mountains, rice fields and morning fog.