Installing an Earthen Floor into Our Cob Cottage was muddy work! We started with a thick layer of pummus to act as insulations, then added a vapor barrier and then went onto the cob floor... See the steps in pictures...
Six Proven Ways to Build Energy-Smart Walls - Fine Homebuilding
In this article, learn the six proven ways to build energy smart walls from author Bruce Coldham. Whether you build new homes or remodel, these alternative framing techniques will allow you to reach R-40 or better.
Small Concrete Pipe House - Part 5 – TinyHouseDesign
If you’ve discovered our forum, TinyHouseForum.com, you may have seen these designs by Scott. I wanted to post them here because it was a very clever solution for someone wanting to build a house from concrete storm drain pipe. I’m not sure that’s what Scott had in mind but his solution seems like the perfect solution for a tiny concrete home. Scott uses Google SketchUp to created these drawings. Image credit to Scott. Start over at Part 1 >