Brian "Ziggy" Liloia just finished a book documenting the process of building his tiny cob house at the Dancing Rabbit Ecovillage. The book is titled The Year of Mud: Building a Cob House.
Made of clay-like clumps of earth, cob homes are generally smooth and sculpted with sloping walls.
Building Earthen Homes Using the Original DIY Material Adobe, cob, compressed earth blocks and clay-straw building methods are labor-intensive but tremendously rewarding. By Clarke Snell Photo by.