Wattle and cob 300 year old house in Ganjam village, Mysore

A glimpse of lifestyle that existed before centuries in the southern part of India where a 300 year old wattle and cob house in Ganjam village narrates the truth about buildings, economy and the way of living.

Termites & Indian Natural Buildings

Humans come in constant fight with termites, while if we can understand their way of functioning, natural remedies derived from plants can keep them away and resolve this fight. Read this article for do it yourself natural termite repellent derived from plants.

Native Farmers from Tamil Nadu doing Natural Building

They spend their entire life to grow food without chemicals and here they learn to build own homes without cement and artificial materials. While learning, they teach our local farmers about Natural Farming, a first step towards village regeneration, back to their own roots.

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

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.