diy earth building: COB

a guide to building with cob at the evergreen brickworks

sift and sort.
your first task is ammasing materials together. COB is a building material traditional to many cultures of the earth, particularly in the global south, and has evolved as an earth shelter all over the globe in the form of unfired clay like adobe. over half of the world currently lives in unfired clay dwellings, and they scout and understand their landscape in order to harvest the right mix of materials.
morgan zigler