How beautiful, like a scene from a Thomas Hardy novel. How I would love to live here, hear the brook and walk along it and watch the kingfishers. Whoever you are that compared this to a Thomas Hardy novel, you are my new favorite person.
Here's another inspiring earthbag construction for fans of natural homes out there! The Shantikuthi Earthbag Spiral House is called such because its walls were built in a spiral pattern. Its roof also has a spiral garden where visitors can harvest seeds
Hall view to bedroom, Bishops Wood. I love the organic and serene feeling of this room. In order to truly achieve sustainability, we are going to have to reinvent our societally-biased definition of "family homes".
fireplace surrounded by sculpted cob - a mixture of clay, sand & straw - that absorbs the heat from the fire and stays warm long after the fire is done burning. Much more efficient than a regular fireplace (which can have a net cooling effect).