Great Slide Show of Cob Houses

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By photographer Warren Kirilenko, Boiling Frog Productions™

About Lloyd Kahn

Lloyd Kahn started building his own home in the early '60s and went on to publish books showing homeowners how they could build their own homes with their own hands. He got his start in publishing by working as the shelter editor of the Whole Earth Catalog with Stewart Brand in the late '60s. He has since authored six highly-graphic books on homemade building, all of which are interrelated. The books, "The Shelter Library Of Building Books," include Shelter, Shelter II (1978), Home Work (2004), Builders of the Pacific Coast (2008), Tiny Homes (2012), and Tiny Homes on the Move (2014). Lloyd operates from Northern California studio built of recycled lumber, set in the midst of a vegetable garden, and hooked into the world via five Mac computers. You can check out videos (one with over 450,000 views) on Lloyd by doing a search on YouTube:

2 Responses to Great Slide Show of Cob Houses

  1. I enjoyed this very much, Lloyd. I really think I'd like to build a cob doghouse next year. Our Golden girl, Lindy, isn't getting any younger, and she refuses to use the doghouse we bought after we adopted her three years ago, but I think a cozy cob house with colored-bottle windows, and maybe a living roof, might suit her vegetable-eating personality.

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