Earth Building – Pros and Cons

Earth has been used as a building material for thousands of years; Today, one third of human population resides in earthen houses. Earth is the most important natural building material and it’s available in most regions. Newly developed, advanced earth building techniques demonstrate the value of earth not only in…

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What is Natural Building ?

“Natural building” is an umbrella term than connotes any sort of building that is accomplished with the use of natural materials primarily, as opposed to the use of man-made or industrial materials. There is, of course, a blurring of this distinction when any specific material or building technique is examined,…

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Nature Based Design

Everything in nature has a design, it’s in the genes. Every design reflects a sense. We and our house as part of nature are integrated and create a communication. We communicate, our house does it too. It speaks of an open, social, intimate, quiet, musical space. This space, as designed, invites…

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