Sculptural village of handmade buildings known as Eliphante Village.

The Eliphante Art House, Cornville in Arizona, by Michael Kahn and Leda Livant.

Dug into a hillside in Wales, this low-impact woodland home combines some of the aesthetics from those California homes with partially underground ‘Hobbit House’ feel.

Eco-Friendly Homes

James hubbel

My interest in organic architecture springs from visual "wow" reaction to the work of James Hubbell, architect and sculptor, about 13 years .

“One half of the world’s population, approximately 3 billion people on 6 continents lives or works in buildings constructed of earth…The Musgum, an ethnic group in far north province in Cameroon, create their tall conical dwellings from compressed sun-dried mud. Called Cases Obos, the profile of the structure is that of a catenary arch— the ideal mathematical form to bear a maximum weight 
with minimal material.…” (via Lloyd’s Blog: Buildings Constructed of Earth)

Building a Musgum House in Cameroon. Musgum earth home, a traditional home of the Musgum people in Far North, Cameroon, Africa

Amazing whimsy.

Low impact woodland home built by Simon Dale in Wales. It took 4 months to build and move in. Dale estimates man hours and to build; roughly m excluding labour.

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