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LessPress Snail Cabin

Snail Cabin Roof

“Mud, like music, is a shared language: all ages and cultures can join in. ”
– Robert Alcock

Based in a small coastal village in northern Spain, Lesspress Ecological Studies Centre researchs, demonstrates and promotes ecological understanding and sustainable ways of life.

Their current project includes a small cottage and study center, made of cob, called Snail Cabin. It’s plan includes passive solar heating, high-efficiency wood stoves, solar hot water, composting toilets, and greywater recycling.

This is a great site full of resources. Visit the LessPress Eco-builder Journal to follow the groups progress.