The EcoNest Home: Designing and Building a Light Straw Clay House

The EcoNest Home: Designing and Building a Light Straw Clay House


An EcoNest isn't just a home—it is a breathtakingly appealing constitution that nurtures future health and embraces ecology. This special approach to development combines gentle clay straw, bushes framing, earthen flooring, normal plasters, and different common strategies with the rules of creating Biology to create a hand made residing sanctuary. through bringing jointly general traditions and sleek techniques, proprietors of EcoNests take pleasure in residing areas that replicate the simplest of either worlds.

The EcoNest Home is an in-depth exploration of some great benefits of opting for this method over traditional possible choices, mixed with a whole useful advisor for potential designers and developers. Paula Baker-Laporte and Robert Laporte draw all alone huge event to provide:

  • A certain rationalization of the nature-based technology in the back of EcoNests
  • Fully illustrated, step by step directions to steer you thru development
  • Dozens of inspiring images of accomplished projects

The such a lot complete North American source on gentle clay straw building, written by way of its top proponents, The EcoNest Home is a must-read for somebody contemplating development their very own fit, cheap, environmentally pleasant typical home.

Paula Baker-Laporte and Robert Laporte are the creators of the EcoNest inspiration and the authors of Econest: developing Sustainable Sanctuaries of Clay, Straw and Timber. Robert has outfitted over fifty homes utilizing the EcoNest process and has educated countless numbers developers and aspiring owner-builders in utilizing the thoughts. Paula has labored because the architect for the EcoNest corporation for almost twenty years and is the writer of Prescriptions for a fit House.

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