The organic house is born with the idea of creating an area adapted for man, according to his environmental, physical and psychological needs.
“How to make an earthship from earthbags? A South African friend of mine asked me to design an earthbag house for him for his site in Portugal.
“This inspiring Canadian couple have constructed a truly beautiful, eco tiny house on wheels to escape high rent prices and get into their own home.
Elimination of toxic building materials is one of the biggest advantages of natural homes built with natural materials. People living in modern homes built with industrial materials often develop ‘sick house syndrome’ that includes a long list of ailments such as dizziness, irritability and allergies. After working in construction most of my adult life this toxic garbage can give me an almost instant headache. It builds up in your body over time.
“A modular, 3-Part Natural Building Intensive, focused on learning multiple earthen building techniques.
Over the years I’ve had the great pleasure of viewing thousands of homes built with natural materials such as sustainably harvested wood poles, earth, straw, stone, and recycled materials. So which natural home is my personal favorite? I’d have to go with Simon Dales’ woodland home in Wales. Not only is it absolutely stunning from many different views, it’s also very low cost (3,000 pounds or $4,500), practical to build (4 months by 2 workers) and live in, and super energy efficient due to the thick straw bale insulation. The cost is very important. Almost anyone can afford a home like this.