Casa Natura: Building a Family-friendly Home

Following centuries-old building techniques using timber frame, straw, clay and earth, a mother designs a home for herself and her daughter that’s healthy, ecologically sensitive and naturally nurturing.

The slate shower-surround and backsplash in the master bathroom are embedded with fossils. A skylight offers a view of the heavens. Fluffy organic cotton towels stand ready.
Photos By Laurie Dickson