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Affordable Natural House
Madison, Wisconsin

The Affordable Natural House is an urban infill "green" and natural home that we are building in Madison Wisconsin. It demonstrates an integrated family of techniques combining energy-efficiency, healthy living environment, and ecologically-aware, low-pollution materials.

Design concepts | Site | Workshop | In-progress | House Details | Research | Interview w/ Lou


Above: The Affordable Natural House under construction, 3 November 2008.

Click to view the documentary video about the Affordable Natural House

Click to view the Six-Minute Straw-Clay House video to see how it's done.


Additional Resources:

State of New Mexico's Straw-Clay Guidelines (PDF--32K Download)
Alternative Construction - Contemporary Natural Building Methods
Edited by Lyn Elizabeth & Cassandra Adams (John Wiley & Sons, publishers)


Design concepts | Site | Workshop | In-progress | House Details | Research | Interview w/ Lou