Friday, July 30, 2010

Return from Just Painting

Back from Just Painting.
Some works started on days 1,2.

Sunday, July 4, 2010

Cobbing in the Oregon Rainforest (celebrating co-dependence)

Cob is a sand, clay, straw mixture, (same as adobe).
It can be mixed on a tarp with the soles of your feet.
(It is the material between two; it is the ground, the Earth)

The feel of the architecture in its context.

Amazing tree.

Saturday, July 3, 2010

Inside the Laughing House

the heater warms the bench

the woodwork is phanomenal

Cob Cottage Company (samples)

the first building you come upon, library
garden walls meander in a snake-like gesture throughout the land

green roofs

outdoor kitchen/oven

cob cottage facing the west

roof garden

Friday, July 2, 2010

The Project, Composting Toilet

plant nook, next to the sink and arch over the root of a red cedar tree (I believe)

garden wall attching to a cob cottage (holes in the wall save on drying time and are plastered in when complete.)

continuing the arch and butresses
sink nestled into the cob with marble slabs, second window and wiring for the light switch

composting bucket niche
private toilet area with a view into the forest