A beautiful natural home, "harmful to the rural character of the locality" say Council
Finally, Charlie had been living with his partner Megan in a damp caravan for the past 4 years. With a baby on the way Charlie felt he had no choice but to build his house without the approval of the planning authorities, convinced permission for his home would be refused. The lack of affordable homes and strict planning regulations touches many lives. Hundertwasser the famous architect, designer and artist wrote, "The individual's desire to build something should not be deterred! Jon Jandai, Director of Pun Pun Organic Farm said at a TED presentation in Thailand, Charlie's home is designed from the natural resources available on the land rather than by building industry professionals that often specify homes using processed materials with high embodied energy. This method of building is what SunRay Kelly calls Evolutionary Architecture and what Ben Law teaches to architects who want to learn about sustainable natural building.
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