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Natural Finishes

The Wattle & Daub Cottage

The Wattle & Daub Cottage at Sukrishi farm in Bangalore, India. With a making of cottage Video and an illustrated guide to cob, wattle and Daub construction

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Natural Finishes

Plasters of Rajasthan

In Rajasthan you can find both the limits, the extravagant finishes of the palaces and the humble plasters of the villages, both made using natural materials.

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Earthen Finishes of Wayanad

“Your skin is the reflection of one’s inner health”. Recipes & techniques behind earthen finishes of Wayanad using sap,rice straw ash, rice husk…… …read more

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Rajagopalan’s Veedu

One of the oldest houses of Wayanad, this cob and straw thatch house is a proof of the resilience of a natural material as humble as mud, standing tough for over 300 years

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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.

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Building an earthen roof over a cob home using Karingota leaves

Documentation about using Karingota leaves to do an earthen roof over a cob home – Re”searching” past and materials for better future.

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Traditional Flat earthen roof using Eeta leaves

Traditional earthen roof with a vapor barrier in 3 Storey home in two floors made with out concrete but mud and eeta leaves

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Devan’s Earthen Plaster using lime, husk & cow urine

Recipe for Earthen Plaster using lime, husk & cow urine for a beautiful wall finish of Devapriyan Kanjankat‘s Cob home from the Coast of Kerala.

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Clay plasters in Ash Cottage

Article by Natural builder Becky Little about how she used clay plaster in her home & studio space to render an interior wall.

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