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While tiny houses on wheels are popular for their mobility, sustainable structures built with cob and straw are super sustainable and often very affordable, not to mention gorgeous. Here’s your chance to learn everything you need to know to build your own cob home, and get hands-on experience.

Mud Dauber School of Natural Building in North Carolina is hosting another 6-Day Cob + Straw Immersion Workshop from May 20-25th. You’ll learn essential techniques, get to tour cob homes, and enjoy meeting with other like-minded individuals! The cost is $1260, and tent sites are free. Get more details below.

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Learn How to Build with Cob in Snowcamp, NC

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Miguel, also known as “Sir Cobalot,” is a cob-building master who has created hundreds of earthen structures on his own and with others. He specializes in tiny structures because anything under 120 square feet doesn’t have to be permitted in California, where he lives.

The video below looks at his home, the Hobbit Cobin, as well as a few other earthen structures he’s made. The “cobin” is made of three separate tiny buildings — a bedroom, a bathroom, and a kitchen. He has an extra-creative heating system for the bedroom, where the stove is actually on the outside and radiates heat indoors.

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Check Out These Cob Structures in CA!

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