Small Cordwood Buildings
Don’t know if a cordwood masonry house is for you? A good way to find out is to try a small cordwood building first.
Earth-Sheltered Housing and Living Roofs
A living roof is one which allows or promotes growing various vegetations, such as grass, wild flowers, sedum, even leafy vegetables, preserving vital habitat.
The Beauty of Cordwood Masonry
With a little imagination, the design possibilities with cordwood masonry are almost unlimited. And if you’re having fun, the build quality improves.
About Cordwood Masonry Workshops
Cordwood masonry houses can be built by anyone. Why not take a cordwood masonry workshop and see where it leads?
Accommodations at Earthwood (No Longer Available)
There are multiple options for accommodation at Earthwood workshops. Accommodation in Earthwood's Cordwood Village La Casita, Straw Bale Cottage, Hermit's Hut There are four guesthouses at Earthwood. Cordwood Cabin (La Casita) is small, about 100 square feet of interior space, and features four of the world's largest log-ends, at 52" diameter. Straw Bale Cottage is about 25% bigger and has some very interesting design features, including a large bottle-end panel, a "truth" panel, and cordwood walls. Either of these guesthouses is $45 per night (one or two people). The Hermit's Hut is a single person guest house, very small, for one hermit (or hermette.) This one is $40/night. Minimum booking for any guesthouse is 2 nights. Beds have a bottom fitted sheet, pillows and pillow covers. Bring your own top bedding or sleeping bags (all guest houses) and towels. These guesthouses have kerosene lamps and candles for light. There is an outhouse, wash