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Incredible Cob House Tour – A Sustainable Green Building


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Tour one of the vital well-known (and delightful!) cob buildings on the earth! The Unique Cob Cottage is on Mayne Island, BC and is the 4th most wish-listed property on Airbnb.

Unique Cob Cottage on Airbnb:

The Cob Cottage is a completely permitted, 2-storey, load-bearing cob construction that was constructed by Cobworks in 1999.


Cob is an environmentally friendly combination of clay, sand, and straw that can be utilized in many various climates to create inexperienced buildings with organically formed partitions.

To be taught more about cob as a pure constructing materials, try the video we share a few months in the past:

This cottage is on the grid with a effectively, septic tank, and hydro energy. They use a woodstove for warmth.

We felt tremendous fortunate to have the ability to meet Alexis and her household, and tour their cob cottage. It’s an extremely lovely area and we hope you get pleasure from checking it out.

It’s good to see a lot curiosity in inexperienced buildings, and to see that this cob construction has been standing for nearly 20 years and nonetheless seems to be model new!

Maintenance on the cob house is completed by Bryce from Dreamweavers Collective:

Thanks for watching!

Mat & Danielle


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