Journey of Thannal

As part of Laurie Baker’s Birth Centenary Exhibition, Thannal have attempted to reach common man through portraying different dimensions in which we try to spread awareness about Natural Buildings. Go through this brief compilation of the journey of Thannal

Types of Indian Plaster part 1

The beauty of Indian plasters is that it utilises different natural derivatives from trees and herbs to increase the molecular strength, termite resistance and water repelling quality. Kitchen ingredients like Methi (fenugreek), Gur (jaggery), Kadukkai (Haritaki), Gooseberry, herbs like…

Erikarai Cob home under Arunachala

An example to show us how building a natural home is simple, easy and economical, especially when people come together and work as one unit.

Cow and Natural Building

Why cow is so important in natural building. From seeking permission from mother earth to build our home cow has a relation in natural homes

150 year old Natural home of a natural farmer

Raman Cheruvayal’s home, a traditional paddy farmer who collects indigenous seeds, setting an example for all the farmers to be in touch ..