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Video: How Does Cob Stand Up to an Earthquake?

3/23/2011 5:11:29 PM

Tags: cob construction, building with cob, David Eisenberg, Robyn Griggs Lawrence

Robyn Griggs Lawrence thumbnailThis morning my friend and Natural Home Advisory Board member David Eisenberg posted a great video that answers a question that likely concerns many cob builders and cob home dwellers): How does cob stand up to earthquakes? The answer? Pretty well—unless the earthquake is extreme.

 

 

 

 

 



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