Bob Botão's Profile

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My Gender

Male

A Little about Me

nature lover, who dicovered helping others (and especially animals actually) gives him the most satisfaction... succeeding quite good in trying to be not just 'a consumer/materialst'

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Why I Build Sustainably

because it just is the best way, the pretiest, the cheapest,...

Skills I would like to Work on or Share.

some first cob experiences (rocket stoves, pizza-oven), super adobe build, treehouses, basic carpentry skills, theoretical constructional knowledge, many years CAD drawing experience,... I would love to develop the more 'crafty' skills, especially those needed to live self-sustainable and off course build naturally...

My Life Philosophy

under construction ;-) mainly being not too serious about everything

Building Styles I have Experience in

Cob
Adobe/Mud Bricks
Local Materials (ie Sustainable Wood)
superadobe, and treehouses and underground huts, mainly from my childhood...

My Building Qualifications

i followed some years of an education as interior architect, so had quite some theoretical lessons concerning construction- during my education as a designer i gained experience with carpentry-machines...

My Occupation

former professional designer of cardboard stuff, mainly displays...

What I Read, Watch, and Listen to

yes! love reading fiction as well as non-fiction, listening music is my life and movies I consider as the highest art-form, because it units sound and vision...

Building Styles I'm Interested in

Cob
Rammed Earth
Earthship/used tires
Straw Bale
Adobe/Mud Bricks
Reclaimed Materials
Local Materials (ie Sustainable Wood)
Thatched
Stone/Flint walls
treehouse? cave/underground?
I'm a nature boy, gues thats it- nature makes me love natural materials and I consider myself, although being in my 30's, still as a boy, and hope staying that way...

My Education

Master degree Productdesign

My Eating Habits

Omnivore
I like to cook! mostly very basic stuff, and also prepared at a low tempo...