because its free? well, that too, but the free earth under your hooves, like straw, has a plethora of inherent properties that lends itself well to structural applications. in fact, despite all our research & creative brilliance, humans still havent come up with a human-
Hold On…Isn't this just dirt we're talking about here?
and the mind-
B. see mud in action.
just for fun, here’s a SimPL project walk-
cob (mixed earth)
hybrid green building, constructed in conjunction with
The Farm Ecovillage Training Center,
Tennessee, USA, circa 2000-
molding clay to form an earth oven, thailand 2013