Posted by: Philip Carr-Gomm | December 3, 2008

Hand-Build an Earth Sheltered House For $5,000

Hand-Build an Earth Sheltered House For $5,000

Cash, that most basic element of our economy, can be in abysmally short supply for new young families scraping by on marginal jobs.

Sustainable housebuilding may not be foremost in their minds.

But one young couple in Wales managing on an annual income of just $10,000 went ahead and built their own cheap home anyway, sustainably, mostly out of materials from “a rubbish pile somewhere.”….


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  1. Absolutely beautiful. I love homes such as this. The article’s final quote was so touching too. 🙂


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