Natural Building within the Urban Jungle — Portland (via Becoming Resilient)

Natural Building within the Urban Jungle -- Portland I was amazed when I found the first cob bench in Portland. Cob, a natural building mixture compiled of straw, sand and  cow manure (gravel or mud — all depending) has the ability to up-stand rainy weather for 5-800 years — as seen in England's heritage homes. Best of all, it is one of the most malleable building materials as its kinda like working with clay. Creatively, cob takes the gold metal. Its like making a sand castle and by  inserting f … Read More

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