Historic Affordability: Dancing-Lady Sweat-Equity on Houses Wearing Silly Hats

A whitewashed cottage is topped by an enormous crust of grey dried seaweed
the architecture of environmental disaster photo by seier+seier is licensed under CC BY 2.0
On the Danish Island of Læsø, not only a silly hat on a house, but a roof built in 1600.

For an unlikely look at how the past can inform the future, see and read how plastics can be replaced by seaweed that is everywhere, how multi-ton roofing can be accomplished by community cooperation, and how housing affordability is only limited by the human imagination.

For all this, plus houses wearing silly hats, visit the BBC: Denmark’s 300-year-old Homes Of The Future