Natural building in permaculture systems
Natural building architectural styles and techniques: cob, clay straw, strawbale, rammed earth, timber frame, stone, etc.
Published on: Mar 3, 2016
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Industrial Revolution Design Assignment:
Design an industrial society that:
1. Treats nature as an enemy to be evaded, controlled or killed.
2. Measures prosperity by how much of natural capital we can
cut down, dig up, bury, burn, or otherwise destroy.
3. Measures productivity by how few people are working.
4. Measures progress by the number of smokestacks and
5. Destroys biological and cultural diversity with one-size-fits-
6. Requires thousands of complex regulations to keep people
from killing each other too quickly.
7. Produces a few things so highly toxic that it will take
thousands of generations to maintain constant vigilance
while living in terror.
- William. McDonough – co-author of Cradle to Cradle: Remaking the Way We Make Things, with
Michael Braungart, a manifesto calling for a transformation of industry through ecologically
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cocoa fiber mesh
Claystraw / light clay
Wattle & daub, woodchip-light clay, straw-light clay
and straw clay blocks make up the timber-framed wall
enclosure. Thatch roof.