Monthly Archives: June 2014

Celebrations Ahead!

Building is not my thing. For about two years the rest of the management committee have been so excited about our building project and have learned so much. I did get excited with them at some points but physically building

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Strohpolis!

Strohpolis, meaning straw house, is the first major building and first straw baleĀ building that Sieben Linden built. It is the building that convinced the Local Authorities to allow straw bale buildings. It is what makes Sieben Linden such a special

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Sewage at 7L- closing the human food cycle

Eva gave us a tour of the compost toilet system at 7L. She said that a toilet without a disadvantage has not yet been designed. 7L have four different types of compost toilet and each one has advantages and disadvantages.

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The Water System at 7L (Sieben Linden)

7L has recently been forced to go onto mains water supply by the water companies backed by city laws. They say each house has to have one tapĀ  from the city mains as the 7L treated recycled water cannot be

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