Ottawa architect mixes ancient materials, modern methods to build 1,000-year eco-home - Ottawa - CBC News

By Haillie Cotnam, CBC News Ottawa, September 11, 2016

It's a twist on the tale of the Three Little Pigs: a house made of straw, wood and clay, and yes, it will stand up to strong winds.

Bobby Ilg, an Ottawa architect and part-time design instructor at Algonquin College, is working with a dozen students to build the unique, all-natural house where he plans to live with his family when it's complete.

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