Organic architecture

Woodland houses
You are looking at pictures of one family house in Wales. It was built by 2 cousins with help from passers by and visiting friends. 4 months after starting family moved in and cosy. They estimate 1000-1500 man hours and £3000 put in to this point. Not really so much in house buying terms (roughly £60/sq m excluding labour). The house was built with maximum regard for the environment and by reciprocation gives us a unique opportunity to live close to nature. Being your own (have a go) architect is a lot of fun and allows you to create and...
How to build your own woodland house
Simon Dale and Jasmine Saville are concerned about the affects of fossil fuel use on the environment. To minimize their own environmental impact, they designed their own low-impact home in Wales. Simon and his father-in-law built it with the help of friends. In Simon’s words: The house was built with maximum regard for the environment and by reciprocation gives us a unique opportunity to live close to nature. Being your own (have a go) architect is a lot of fun and allows you to create and enjoy something which is part of yourself and the land. Main tools used: chainsaw,...
Pictures of woodland houses
Reference: First Earth Bamboo houses www.simondale.net

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