The new land

A mysterious little place

We bought in 2019 this three Rai land (4,500 sqm) with several longan trees and bamboo, a little pond where fishes love swimming, next to a wild forest and surrounded by rice paddy fields and mountains…

Starting to build

In September 2019, we started to build a yurt out of bamboo. It was installed on a rubble rocks foundation, to limit the expenses and the use of cement.

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December 2019: During a 10 day workshop, an extension of the yurt started… We chose to use several techniques, as a learning exercise and to show visitors, volunteers and workshop participants the use and combination of several earth techniques (adobe, cob, earth bags). The eco-friendly foundations (to avoid using cement) are made of bags filled with gravel. A film showing Baan Din Doi project and this construction was made (see here).

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In early 2020, a wall made of rice husks (insulated wall) will be built…