The Most Beautiful Green Home Building Construction Project Ever?

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My jaw dropped when I first watched this video tour of a beautiful owner-built green building construction project in Oregon. This particular green building is made entirely out of cob, a mixture of clay, sand, and straw.

Meka Bunch of Wolf Creek, Oregon built this stunning cob house over a four year period. Complete with hand-sculpted furniture, shelves and nooks built directly into the walls, arched windows, and a killer custom staircase, his cob building is a divine artistic achievement.

Check out the video and photos of Meka’s cob cottage for yourself:

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This couch is made of cob and features wood storage tucked underneath, right next to the stove.

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The kitchen features many shelves and nooks built directly into the cob walls, and also includes a small compost chute. (Look for the tilted latch.)

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The wood stove is surrounded by cob for thermal mass, and includes a warm nook with shelf to culture yogurt.

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Gorgeous custom-made cob staircase.

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The north porch of Meka’s cob cottage.

I must say that Meka’s cob house design is one of my favorite projects that I’ve seen. This is truly a beautiful hand-built green building.

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