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Inside a #PassiveSolar natural home in Denmark, made from cob and a thatch roof. Simple details. Hand built. Beautiful home. More photos and a little explanation here: www.kmldesign.wordpress.com/2014/09/03/a-sustainable-house-made-of-clay/

{Inside a Passive Solar natural home in Denmark, made from cob and a thatch roof.

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This is one of a collection of six beautiful living rooms from around the world in homes built entirely from natural materials like stone, straw bales, roundwood and cob. This one is from Denmark. You can see the others at www.naturalhomes.org/natural-livingrooms-no2.htm

This is one of a collection of six beautiful living rooms from around the world in homes built entirely from natural…

Build Naturally with Sigi Koko #MasonryHeater sculpted with clay. The firebox burns a super hot, super efficient fire, to use 90% plus of the available fuel in the wood. The mass...in this case the clay...stores the heat energy for hours after the fire goes out. My favorite thing about using a clay mixture to sculpt the mass, is just that...you can sculpt the mass.

Build Naturally with Sigi Koko sculpted with clay. The firebox…

Build Naturally with Sigi Koko #NaturalBuilding example with great detailing:   1. stone base keeps splashing rainwater off the bottom of the wall  2. thatch roofing extends past the wall of the house, so rainwater drops away from the walls  3. window sills extend away from the wall so water drips off the edge (instead or running down the wall)  4. the entry door has ample covering so you can step out of the weather as you step inside

Build Naturally with Sigi Koko #NaturalBuilding example with great detailing: 1. stone base keeps splashing rainwater off the bottom of the wall 2. thatch roofing extends past the wall of the house, so rainwater drops away from the walls 3. window sills extend away from the wall so water drips off the edge (instead or running down the wall) 4. the entry door has ample covering so you can step out of the weather as you step inside

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