The Little Green Cafe

We wanted to bring the values that the team at the little green cafe bring to their plate; health, ecology and authenticity.  Natural materials like lime and clay plasters, together with chemical free paints render each textured wall and ceiling. The wood is upcycled teakwood and antique printer shelves. The woodwork and brass inlay in […]

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2015 Creative Plasters : earth, lime, clay … and you

We are happy to announce a collaboration with Clay Station, Bangalore for the Creative Plasters Workshop. Clay Station is a space for the experienced, aspiring and recreational potter. We love earth, and so do they. Together we bring a workshop to explore with you, what we are most passionate about.   A plaster that breathes; […]

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We imagine a school, in Earth

“For us, it goes in circles, move and continue, and move and continue and keep moving.”– This brief from the team at Kashi Education Society came a long way in shaping our design process. We imagine children running, walking along walls, a casual finger trailing a texture or a motif along a wall, stopping to […]

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Build a school!

“The Cuckoo Movement for Children” is an informal group of friends and volunteers who has been working with rural children of Tamil Nadu since 2004. They have established libraries and nurseries in villages across the state, organizing plenty of creative activities. They also partner with local schools to introduce the kids to traditional folk arts, […]

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Castle Kiosk, Portugal

9 weeks 15 people 3000 Compressed Stabilised Earth Blocks 1 goal: Building the 11th century Castle Kiosk in Earth! The Journey In the summer months of 2014, the team at Made In Earth had an incredible opportunity to explore earth architecture in the wonderful context of Montemoro in Portugal. One and a half hours East […]

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3 comments on Raw Earth Building Workshop in France – II Design Process and Jury

Raw Earth Building Workshop in France – II Design Process and Jury

“There was an incredible will from the group of architects, and the entire process was very democratic.” Late nights of design and discussion, lots of cutting, sticking, crunching, debating and starting over again. The entire design process lasted a week begining with a competition between the architects to present a proposal for the cabin.  The […]

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3 comments on Raw Earth Building Workshop in France – I Introduction

Raw Earth Building Workshop in France – I Introduction

“It is a different energy to have a challenge and to sweat towards it all together.” In the month of September 2014, we worked on an exciting project in the South of France, together with 10 architects from across Europe and the association Touraterre. (Friends from Touraterre started their association with a journey: a travel from […]

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