Most of the so called eco homes in the area I am from were built in the late 70s early 80s and honestly they are mostly in terrible states of disrepair
So where do I start?
I like vernacular architecture styles
"I like vernacular architecture styles"
These "styles" only came about because they followed function and the limits of materials at hand. I don't think in any traditional context people did something because it "looked good" it always served a purpose and was at the limits of what the material could do and the purpose the construction was meant to serve. Architecture should always be functional.
Do you have land? What are your resources?
"hey have you heard of -----?"
I was also put off by the amount of earth disturbance that would be required to build the foundations and source the clay etc
There seems to be a lot of misinformation and misleading advice