This Isn’t Your Average Woodland Cottage

"We spend so much of our lives in boxes," says Alexis Borsboom, owner of this cottage nestled among the trees on Mayne Island, BC. The unique shape is just one reason she and her husband moved in. The rest of the story lies inside its walls - and begins with the walls themselves. That's because they're made from cob: a combination of clay, sand and straw that's mixed with water and then sculpted by hand....

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