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I made a comment on Facebook  recently stating how much I love to work with cob more than any other earth building method. Here’s a selection of techniques and my impressions which help me decide which method to use in a specific location: Earthbags We’ve built Earthbag foundations  in Canada (OUR Ecovillage ), Tanzania and […]

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Get your hands into some good African Earth! Inviting Natural builders to come and help build our first buildings at Ndanifor Permaculture Ecovillage , Bafut, Cameroon. It’s time to build something this dry season: we have plenty of good building earth, raffia and access to wood. Come and help create a small cabin as a […]

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Returning to Tamil Nadu

On August 24, 2013 By

You can’t really imagine India until you go there – that’s been told many times and it’s true. As we’re preparing another natural building program for early 2014 in Kurumbupalayam village with Buddha Smiles, I respond to inquiries and will share some past impressions and info here. The leaders of Buddha Smiles are inspiring change-makers […]

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Usambara Mountains changing landscape roadside offerings Nov 22 Hot pink and blue are the roadside colors of Tanzania. They represent  three large cellular providers Vodacom, TIGO,  and Zain. The presence of their advertising shows up on tiny roadside stores to large block buildings painted in these colors that everyone knows. The busride from Dar to […]

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