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Tiny House Trend: The $250 Cob House | Designs & Ideas on Dornob

Interior of the Cob House

Michael Buck relied on pre-used, natural, reclaimed and mostly biodegradable materials, building his structure with earth, sand, clay, water and straw – a prehistoric method called Cob. He’s self-taught and drew up the plans himself. The floorboards came from a neighbor, the windows from an old van, the sheep wool used for insulation from a local farm, as did the cow dung. The straw was sourced from nearby fields and the clay from the building site in his garden itself.

Interior of the Cob House

The Michael Buck Cob House in Oxfordshire, England, was built using an ancient technique

 

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