Thannal Annual Newsletter, April 2018 – April 2019.

Annual News letter of Thannal Mud Homes Trust, all the activities – research & documentation, experiments, courses in the year April 2018-April 2019

Natural Building Books Part-2

This directory of books on Natural building provides insight into the oldest techniques like Adobe to the latest natural building technology like Super adobe (Earthbag) and Compressed stabilized Mud Blocks (CSMB).

Earthen Wall Systems

The ranges of different natural building techniques out there are many and all of them are appealing. These wall systems use locally available renewable materials and focus on minimizing the negative ecological impact.

The forgotten earth homes of Wayanad, Kerala

Three people and their Mannu Veedu (mud homes) that are nothing short of a revolutionary movement in the realm of sustainable living in a crisis laden Wayanad.

Alchemy in Architecture

Standing proudly, on the edge of the road was a charming remnant of the local architectural tradition of Tumkur. This flat mud terrace roof home is around 200 years old