23 Feb '14, 8pm

Lliving rooms in six natural homes

Many of these living rooms have seats built in to the structure of the building but also have occasional chairs to add variety to the room. A living room looks at its most homely if, as Christopher Alexander recommends you, "never furnish any place with chairs that are identically the same. Choose a variety of different chairs, some big, some small, some softer than others... some old, some new ". Poula-Line built her straw bale home (left and above) in Fri & Fro (Free and Happy) ecoVillage in Egebjerg, Denmark. It's one of a collection of unique straw bale homes in the village. Her home was inspired by a conch shell she found on a beach in Malaysia. This is her living room which sits beneath the spiral of the roof with light streaming in from every direction. Before Paula built this home she built a tiny straw bale house that she calls her Smurf House.

Full article: http://www.naturalhomes.org/natural-livingrooms.htm

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