Cast & Character: Building a Home With Cast Earth Construction

A well-traveled homeowner lends personality to a home built using the cutting-edge technology known as cast earth.

Architect and builder Michael Frerking used a power saw to cut these nooks into the cast earth wall, but he says that putting removable inserts into the wall when it is poured would be easier. The small books in the nook on the right have been passed down through Jan’s family.
Photography By Terrence Moore